Animal Welfare Technician
37.5 hours per week
Salary: £17,240.00 - £18,284.00 per annum
The continued growth in students wishing to study Animal Welfare, Veterinary nursing and related courses means there has never been a more exciting opportunity to join .
We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to work within our purpose built facilities. The role will require travel to other college locations.
Duties will include all routine tasks required of animal husbandry to maintain the health, care and welfare of a range of companion and exotic animals. In addition you updating and maintaining records, supporting lecturers and preparing stock and equipment for use in practical classes. You will be responsible for supervising groups of students throughout the day on commercial experience. Shift patterns operate between 7.30am – 6.30pm and lone working and weekend working is a requirement of this post.
A relevant Animal Care/Animal Welfare qualification is essential, as well as experience in a similar role working with a range of species. You will be able to demonstrate an in depth working knowledge of current industry practices. You will be a strong team player and have high personal standards that will naturally align with the Animal Welfare Centre. You will be physically fit as manual handling will be a requirement of this post.
Please note that all successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.
For further details and an application pack, please contact:
Telephone; (01604) 491131 Email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications:20th August 2018
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