Animal Units Supervisor
We have an exciting new role at Craven College and are looking for a keen enthusiastic individual to join our team at the School of Land-based Studies and Engineering.
The School of Land-based Studies and Engineering is located jointly within Skipton’s Livestock Auction Mart alongside a variety of land-based businesses, and up at the main Aireville Campus. A wide range of land-based qualifications are offered from entry level up to level 4 both here and at venues throughout the region. Much practical work takes place both on and off-site and within the College’s workshops, equine, horticulture and animal units. The College’s purpose built Animal Unit is due to be completed at Easter 2018. The specific design integrates provision for housing, husbandry and health of Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Small Mammals, Birds, Fish and Nocturnal species. There is considerable scope to develop the Animal Studies area and extra-curricular commercial activities, which is specific to this post. With around 100 full-time Animal Studies students, the College currently offers full and part time courses in Animal Care and Management.
You will be responsible for the management and general maintenance of the Animal Unit, including technical aspects of running the Unit, welfare and security of animals, resources and facilities used for teaching purposes, ensuring an efficient and effective service. To develop the Animal Unit as a viable commercial centre.
We are looking for some-one with broad practical experience in a range of Animal Care activities, can lead a team and manage a budget, you must have the minimum of a Level 3 Animal Care related qualification.
Salary: £19,856 - £21,806 per annum
Closing Date: Monday 8 January Midday
Post No: B852