Technician - Animal Care, Bristol

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City of Bristol CollegeBristol
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,354 - £20,055 (pro rota)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Area: Animal Care 

Job Ref: 17 - 00057 

Job Title: Technician - Animal Care  

Contract: 15.75 hours per week, fixed term until 30 June 2018.  

Salary:  £18,354 - £20,055  (pro rota)  

About the College: 

We are one of the city’s largest employers based at four different sites across the city. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student success though providing knowledge, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success isn’t possible without the commitment and dedication every member of staff demonstrates.   

About the role: 

We are looking for an Animal care Technician who is able to work on a flexible basis for an average of 15.75 hours per week usually between 8.30am – 5pm however you may be requested to work evenings to monitor the Animal Care Centre for College Marketing events to promote the Provision and support student engagement.  The Post will include some weekend and Bank Holiday work to provide 365 day care within the Animal centre. 

Duties will include:  

- Assisting in learning sessions with Animal care handling and monitoring students carrying out duties within the animal care centre.  

- Ordering and maintaining food and resources to enable the Animal centre to operate efficiently. 

- Monitoring animal health and well-being, ensuring all animal enclosures are regularly cleaned and optimum living conditions are provided. 

- Monitoring student activity within the Animal centre ensuring PPE regulations and excellent hygiene standards are imposed.  

You will be working with Animal Care staff to set up and deliver practical work for students who are studying Animal care / or Animal Management, City and Guilds qualifications.  

About you: 

You will have previous experience in working in Animal care and enjoy working with 16-18 year old and adult students. Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths and a minimum of Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management are essential.   Life at City of Bristol College: The City of Bristol College offer generous holiday entitlement of 26 days pro rata with an additional 16 bank holiday and College closure days so you will have plenty of time to recharge your batteries. In addition we offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as a range of other benefits.    

So if you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.  

Please see our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information.   

Closing date: 26th September 2017 

Interview date: 9th October 2017

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