Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Casual Animal Keepers

Casual Animal Keepers

Casual Animal Keepers
Variable hours, permanent
Rodbaston campus
National Minimum Wage for age
Job ref:  HR1617-123

South Staffordshire College are looking to appoint a number of Animal Keepers on a casual basis for its successful onsite Animal Centre.

The Casual Animal Keeper will be responsible for the daily care of a range of animals at Rodbaston Animal Centre.

Duties will include the daily feeding and monitoring of animals, housing maintenance and development,      assisting with  breeding programs, environmental enrichment of animals, daily health care, stock control of feedstuffs and other sundries, health and safety/ risk management, interpretive material development and maintenance, record keeping, supervision of students, work experience and volunteers and liaison with the teaching team to facilitate practical sessions.

The successful applicant will be a good team player and have experience of working with animals and an understanding of animals, their behaviour and their requirements. 

Closing date:  Wednesday 2 August 2017

For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to: recruitment@southstaffs.ac.uk or go to http://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/about-us/college-vacancies/ to download an application form and job description.

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 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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