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Trainee Animal Technician

Biological Support Unit

We employ staff with a proven interest in animal care at a trainee level. You will be supervised and supported during your initial twelve months.
During this time, you will be trained in basic animal care, record keeping and routine duties as set out in our Standard Operating Procedures. You will also attend day-release training for Institute of Animal Technology national qualifications.
We are interested in you if you are:

  • Willing to learn
  • Passionate
  • Keen to be in a fast moving professional team environment
  • Have a desire to work in the field of Laboratory Animal Technology
  • Previous experience is desirable but not essential
  • Educated to GCSE Level and possess a minimum of 3 GCSE-s at Grade A-C (or equivalent)

Full details of the position can be found here.

Starting salary is up to £19,623 per annum plus a £2,000 allowance depending on experience.

On applying please quote reference MAY-TAT-P18.
Closing date for completed applications is Thursday, 31st May 2018.
The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people.
The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.
The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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