Nutritionist – Fixed term, part time
Join our vibrant organisation!
As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.
A great opportunity has arisen for a Nutritionist to join our team on a fixed term basis, providing maternity leave cover for up to 1 year. This is a part time post working 20 hours per week over 2.5 days.
The successful post-holder will continue the development of animal nutrition at Marwell in conjunction with the Animal Welfare Advisor and provide day to day animal nutrition advice, ensuring the highest standards of animal welfare through appropriate diet selection, presentation and the monitoring of animals.
The successful candidate will have a Degree or equivalent in Zoology or another applicable discipline. A comprehensive knowledge of all taxonomic groups is essential. An understanding of zoo feeding practices would be advantageous.
Applicants must have clear and effective written and oral communication skills and be highly organised with the ability to meet numerous demands working to tight deadlines. Applicants must be IT literate with good Word and Excel skills.
In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment! You can also expect free entry to the park and great event discounts.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website,marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.