Animal Management Technician – Weekend

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Location: Netherfield
  • Salary: Minimum Wage
  • Benefits: Holiday + Pension pro-rata


Animal Management Technician – Weekend

Salary: Minimum Wage

Location: Plumpton college at Netherfield, Nr, Battle TN33 9QB (with occasional cover at Plumpton college, Lewes BN7 3AE)

We are looking for a dedicated animal care technician to join our animal management team. Our established and wide ranging collection of exotic, small and large animal species is the hub of the College’s thriving animal management provision with students on courses ranging from Level 1 to BSc (Hons).

The animal care technician will maintain the excellent welfare and husbandry in the Animal Care Unit primarily at our Netherfield site. This is a part-time role working split shifts over the weekends. The shifts are: Morning shift - 08.30 – 10.30 and Afternoon shift - 15:00 – 17:00. This role may also include additional weekday shifts and some bank holiday shifts.

The ideal candidate will have experience of animal welfare and husbandry and. They will also need to be organised, hardworking and a confident team player who is adaptable and happy to take initiative as well as being able to work independently and unsupervised. Ideally you will have experience with a wide range of exotic and companion species. Due to the remote location, a full valid driving licence and own transport is essential.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

You can also look forward to a great range of benefits pro-rata including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. This role is a permanent contract on a part time basis.  

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing date for applications: Friday 15th November 2019 at 9.00 am

Interviews will be held: tbc

Applying for this role...

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