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Weekend Animal Keeper

Eccles Sixth Form CollegeSalford

Weekend Animal Keeper

Reference Number: SCCG2207

Salary: £5,665 - £6,254 (a pro-rata of £17,467 - £19,285)

Number of Positions: 2

Advert Closing Date: Midnight Monday 24th May 2021

Interview Date: 7th June 2021

Location: Eccles Sixth Form College

Contract Type: Permanent 

Hours per Week: 12 hrs per week 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two part-time weekend Animal Keepers to join this expanding, successful and highly motivated team. This is an exciting time to join the Life Sciences Department at Eccles Sixth Form College, as we develop our already extensive animal collection and move towards full zoo accreditation. 

The successful applicants will have knowledge and experience of practical husbandry, health and welfare of a range of animals. You will be responsible for assisting with the day to day husbandry of all the animals at Eccles Sixth Form College.

Candidates should have knowledge and experience of working with a variety of different animals. You will be well motivated as you support the physical and outdoors work of our small team, responsive to change and innovative with good communication skills. The role requires flexibility and commitment as you will be required to work weekends.  

About Us

To apply for this job, please complete the registration and online application form via our website.

Reason to Join Us: 

• A range of developmental & career opportunities

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

• Staff Benefits Package with the best discounts and fabulous savings from high-street retailers, holidays and cinemas

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling via CareFirst and health cash plans 

• 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.



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