|Salary:||£28,053 to £31,519 per annum, inclusive|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||21st April 2023|
We are seeking to appoint a Junior Animal Technician to work in the School’s animal facility. Working under supervision, the post holder will be involved in the general husbandry of animals including feeding, watering and carrying out routine procedures to ensure the hygiene of animal accommodation as well as the general upkeep of the facility.
This is a physically demanding role with some repetitive moving as well as lifting, carrying and manual dexterity. Other duties include:
Full training will be given including sponsored day release for Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) qualifications.
The successful applicant must have a proven interest in working with animals, GCSE or equivalent in Maths English and Science, experience in following instructions accurately, ability to work as a member of a team, ability to complete work tasks to deadlines and to a specified standard. Further particulars are included in the job description.
The successful applicant will be expected to participate in weekend/public holidays rota system when trained. 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 full-time and funded by the Biological Services Facility for a period of 12 months and is available immediately. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 3 scale in the range £28,053 - £31,519 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. LSHTM have a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance.
Applications should be made online via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.
Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date
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