Friday, September 18, 2009

Animal Keeper - Rodbaston College

Animal Keeper - Rodbaston College

37 hours per week
Salary: £12,243 - £14,832 p.a.

Post Ref: HR 09/042

The Animal Management Centre at South Staffordshire College-Rodbaston Campus houses a wide range of domestic and non-domestic species. We hold a zoo license, are members of ISIS and have several EEP and ESB species. We are currently extending the facility and the collection and we are seeking a new member of staff to take responsibility for one of the four sections that make up the Animal Centre.

The successful applicant will have a real passion for animals, a relevant qualification preferably to degree level or similar, relevant experience working in an accredited animal collection, be a team player and have the ability to supervise and informally instruct students of all levels and hold a clean UK driving licence. In addition, there is a requirement to work unsociable hours including weekends and bank holidays.

The College is working towards setting new standards for the husbandry of animals of all kinds and the successful applicant will be a key player in this.

Closing date: 1st October 2009

For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to you will receive an application form and job description by return email.

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabiliation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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