In addition to salary enhanced pay through overtime, weekend and bank holiday working applies
Driven by the Institute’s scientific strategy the closure of the RSF is anticipated to be September 2021 with a run down into 2022 when transfer of employment or redeployment options may be available. As we continue to operate during this transition we are looking for experienced animal technicians to join us taking responsibility for the care and welfare of our animals.
We have opportunities for experienced animal technicians to join us on full time, part time and flexible working patterns.
Retention payments paid over the period to closure up to a maximum of £12,000 depending on start date
We have a state of the art animal facility providing a controlled environment for the mice, and fish housed within it using IVC technology.
Our state of the art facility provides
Daily task and responsibilities of an animal technician include:
As part of the team you will be required to participate in weekend/public holiday rota (1 weekend in 3) to ensure we are staffed and maintained at all times. You will receive an enhanced over time rate during these periods of work.
Training and beyond:
We will provide you with all the appropriate training for you to fulfil your role as an Animal Technician and allow you to continue to progress and learn new skills with us!
Once you have the experience and have completed the training required, you could also be involved in setting up scientific studies and breeding animals. You may also train and mentor other animal technicians and trainee animal technicians.
What we can offer:
There’s an attractive benefits package on offer at the Genome Wellcome Campus.
Being part of the Genome Wellcome Campus you will be part of the beautiful working environment with an impressive range of benefits, services and facilities also including:
To find out more about our Genome Wellcome Campus, see here.
The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leading genomics research centre. We undertake large-scale research that forms the foundations of knowledge in biology and medicine. We are open and collaborative; we share our data, results, tools and technologies across the world to advance science. Our findings are used to improve health and to understand life on Earth. Find out more at www.sanger.ac.uk or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on our Blog
Set across 130 acres, just outside of Cambridge, The Sanger Institute is located on the stunning Wellcome Genome Campus. Home to some of the world's foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale, and creativity to solve some of humanity's greatest challenges.
Our Benefits: Our employees have access to a comprehensive range of benefits and facilities including:
Genome Research Limited hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and will consider all individuals without discrimination and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, where everyone can thrive.
|Salary:||£20,000 to £25,000|
|Placed On:||23rd August 2019|
|Closes:||20th September 2019|
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