Service Technician

University of Cambridge - University Biomedical Department

Applications are invited for the role of Service Technician to work as part of a hard working team within a busy University Biomedical Department, based in south Cambridge.

Service Technicians maintain the essential provision of clean cages, drinking water bottles and materials to the Animal Technicians to enable daily animal husbandry requirements.

After initial training the successful candidate will be able to operate simple machinery, including dismantling and reassembling equipment for washing and sterilisation; be responsible for the in-house cleaning and some basic husbandry procedures; and also be involved in the collection and delivery of stores, maintaining stocks, disposal of waste. 

The ability to work as part of a team is essential and will involve some lifting and manual handling for which training will be given.

You should have a good standard of general education and have ideally worked with or cared for animals. Previous experience would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

The post is subject to the satisfactory completion of a 3 month probationary period.

[To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form]

Should you require any further information regarding this vacancy please contact Chloe Hodgkisson via email: cih29@cam.ac.uk or telephone: 01223 748412.

Please quote reference AQ12946 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14578. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interview date to be advised

Please quote reference AQ12946 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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