University of Oxford
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,706 - £25,138
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Working Time:Full time
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Department of Biomedical Services, Wellcome Trust, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3

We are seeking to recruit a Technician to join the Department of Biomedical Services (BMS), Wellcome Trust. The department provides for the care and welfare of animals in experimental research and in doing so we support the scientific community across the University. We are, in effect, an internal business with researchers as our customers.

This employment is full-time, permanent, 36.5 hours per week. We are advertising this post as a full-time position however, we would also consider part time and job share applicants.

Your focus as a Grade 3 technician is the day to day care of the animals, including but not limited to supplying adequate levels of food and water plus changing of the animal cages. You will be expected to be able to communicate effectively and must show good attention to detail. You will work mainly as part of a team but will also be expected to work independently with instruction from a senior technician.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working in a laboratory animal environment and holds an IAT level 2 or an equivalent qualification/experience.

Good organisational and computing skills and strong attention to detail, with the ability to organise samples and record results in a clear and organised fashion. Experience of carrying out basic scientific procedures in a laboratory environment is desirable.

For more information please click on the document below.

What We Offer

We offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits, they include;

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave including public bank holidays.

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan schemes

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

• Discounted bus travel and Season ticket travel loans.

The department is committed in supporting and developing our staff and opportunities, which staff are encouraged to make the most of, to enhance their personal and career development.

Application Process

Applications should be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement/covering letter explaining how you meet the job requirements with details of two referees as part of your online application.

Owing to the nature of this position any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory security screening.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 17 May 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place on 28 May 2024.

Contact Person : HR Administrator Vacancy ID : 172018 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 17-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 3 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £23,706 - £25,138 p.a.

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