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Ancillary Technician
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF35676

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 20/06/2021

Job live date: 27/05/2021

Salary: £17,361

Employment type: AAS-Technical

Department: Technical Services

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

We are seeking an enthusiastic technician to join our team in this central University research facility, presenting an excellent opportunity for a motivated technician to fulfil their potential.  

Duties include general upkeep of the facility and its high hygiene and welfare standards. This will require the operation of specialist cleaning and disposal equipment, maintenance of stock, logging of routine data and other activities to support the team.

Duties may also include day to day, ethical care and welfare of small animals housed in the facility, this will consist of cleaning, feeding, watering, weaning, health checks and treatments.

You must explain, in your application, how you meet the following criteria:

•    Able to actively participate in and work as part of a team, 
•    Good communication and IT skills,
•    Basic knowledge of health and safety policy and procedures affecting self and others,
•    Able to lift, move and position equipment and materials safely e.g., goods, equipment, and chemicals,
•    Able to carry out allocated, prescribed tasks to time and to the standard required,
•    Able to use own initiative.

Interview date 29th June 2021

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Technical Head

Contact role:

Technical Manager

Contact name:

Andrew Cripps

Contact name:

Mhairi Baxter

Contact phone:

0118 378 8094

Contact phone:

0118 378 7079

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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