Are you looking for a role with training and career progression opportunities?
Are you passionate about caring for animals?
Do you want to be a part of the world’s leading drug development company?
At Covance in Huntingdon we are looking to recruit an Animal Care Assistant to join our expanding team.
Job responsibilities include: Daily welfare checks. Provision of adequate fresh food and water. Providing animals with environmental enrichment through play and exercise. Ensuring enclosures are cleaned in accordance with clear instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescription medicines in the market today. Chances are, you or someone you know has benefitted from a medicine or medical device that Covance helped develop.
What Covance can offer you: Animal Care Assistants work both Saturdays and Sundays and receive excellent rates of pay. Animal Science and Technology qualifications, as well as structured career progression. Many of our full-time employees started their careers as Animal Facility Assistants and have progressed to become senior team members and managers. Education/Qualifications:Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills Experience:The ability to learn and have empathy with the animals, as well as the capability to develop the requisite skills Previous experience of working with or handling animals is beneficial