Animal Collection Technician

Hartpury College

Hartpury College is one of the UK’s leading sports and land based residential colleges.  It has become one of the largest in the sector with outstanding teaching and sporting facilities. Over 3000 full time Further and Higher education students study at our attractive rural campus in Gloucestershire. 

22.5 hours per week (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

1 year Fixed Term Contract

We are looking for a part-time Animal Technician with experience of working with a range of animals.  Your role will entail a range of activities required to ensure highest standards of animal welfare and provision of exceptional student experience. You will also be responsible for the welfare and management of animals within the Animal Collection, checking stock, feeding/watering, checking the health of animals and administering medication. You may be required to undertake other roles and responsibilities linked to this depending on any issues that may arise.

A relevant HND or equivalent, experience in an animal establishment, good working knowledge of animal husbandry and an ability to handle a range of animals is essential for this role.

This is a part time post working 22.5 hours per week to cover every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You will be working independently and therefore you will have full responsibility for the animal collection as well as supervision of any volunteers and work experience students.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th October 2016

Hartpury College is an equal opportunities employer.

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