HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
37.5 hours per week
Circa £30,000 per annum
We are looking for an energetic, focused individual to join our Animal Health team; primarily taking responsibility for post mortem examinations but also assisting with clinical diagnosis, disease prevention, zoo licensing and conservation research.
Working in a fast paced environment you will be part of a team expected to deliver comprehensive animal health cover throughout the year. Based primarily at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, some travel will be necessary to provide clinical support to our wetland centres nationwide.
You will have a veterinary degree and experience of working in a busy veterinary environment including clinical work with exotic species and conducting post mortem examinations ideally with specialist knowledge of avian pathology.
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years service)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Free entry to all our centres
For more information, and to apply for the role, please visit http://jobs.wwt.org.uk/vacancies/1092/ZooNewsDig/veterinary_pathologist/
Closing date: 4th November 2018
Interview date: 15th November 2018
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410
Independent International Zoo Consultant