Animal Keeper – Mammal Section, Salford

Closing date:Expiring soon

Eccles Sixth Form CollegeSalford

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary £17,294
Contract term: Fixed Term

Animal Keeper – Mammal Section

Reference Number: SCCG2001

Salary: Starting salary £17,294 per annum with incremental progression to £19,094

Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 26th August 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 2nd September 2019

Location: Eccles Sixth Form College

Contract Type: Fixed Term to July 2020

Hours per Week: 37

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term, full time Animal Keeper to join this expanding, successful and highly motivated team. This is an exciting time to join the Animal, Equine and Veterinary Nursing Department at Eccles Sixth Form College, as we expand our already extensive animal collection and move towards full zoo accreditation.  The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience of practical husbandry, health and welfare of a range of taxa. You will be responsible for the day to day care for all of the animals at Eccles Sixth Form College, with a direct responsibility for the small domestic and small zoo mammal section.  Candidates should have extensive knowledge and a minimum of 2 years professional experience of working within an animal collection. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with a range of small domestic and exotic mammal species, including providing exceptional welfare standards, knowledge of nutrition and enclosure design,. You will be well motivated, responsive to change and innovative with good communication skills. The role requires flexibility and commitment. You will be required to work weekends.

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 Reason to Join Us: 

• A range of developmental & career opportunities

• A number of optional Salary Sacrifice Schemes including IT Equipment, Childcare Vouchers & Bikes

• Staff Discounts – including and NUS Extra

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships & confidential staff counselling via CareFirst

• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies

Commitment to Safeguarding 

As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post. 

More about Eccles Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Chatsworth Road, Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, M30 9FJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 789 5876

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