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Dogs and Cats Unit Specialist

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
£11.36 Per Hour
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Pet Unit Specialist Are you a team player, passionate about research? Would you enjoy a hands-on role working with cats and dogs? Are you keen to make the world a better place for pets? Then look no further as we are recruiting for a number of Unit Specialists positions. Part of the operations team, these positions will report to our Unit managers and play a key role in delivering our research programme. Pay rate: £11.36 per hr (inclusive of shift allowance) Hours: working on a rota that includes weekends and bank holidays. THE JOB As a unit specialist, the primary purposes of your role would be the delivery of research on units but also providing care for our dogs and cats. The role will offer you the opportunity to be directly responsible for the quality of research outcomes, whilst developing your knowledge of animal behaviour and training. KEY OUTPUTS In this role you will: - deliver research tasks (collecting data/biological samples) - be a safety/quality custodian, actively identify and propose improvements - care for our dogs/cats through husbandry and training - work weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES Education - GSCE or equivalent. Grade C or above is essential in Maths and English, and grade C or above in Science is preferable. Experience - Experience of having responsibility for planning your day to day tasks is essential. Experience of working without supervision in a fast paced environment, as part of a team is essential. Experience of working in an operations team and/or a research setting is desirable. Specific skills - Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and SharePoint. Priority settings and conflict management skills are essential for this role. No need to be a dog/cat handler extraordinaire as we will provide all necessary training as part of your on-boarding. Requirements: Own transport is essential due to location Successful applicants will need to undergo security checks and undertake a medical.Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website
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  • Job Reference: 718859215-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Adecco
  • Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £11.36 Per Hour
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Temporary