Abingdon and Witney College
Animal Care Technician
£19,642 to £20,985 per annum, pro rata
22 hours per week
The working pattern is Monday 7.5 hours Friday 7 hours Saturday 3.75 hours Sunday 3.75 hours
52 weeks per annum
Common Leys Campus
We are recruiting for a part-time experienced and well organised technician to join the team at Common Leys Farm campus. This is an exciting post, giving the successful applicant the opportunity to work across the animal care unit caring for a range of animals and supporting students to develop a high level of employability skills.
You will be working with a wide range of animals on our animal unit, including reptiles, rodents, birds, paddock animals and farm livestock amongst others. You should be qualified to a minimum of level 3 in a recognised animal subject and have recent experience of working within animal collections or in a college environment. You must enjoy working with young people and be confident working with and supervising students in a wide variety of routine duties and practical animal husbandry tasks and have experience of working with a wide range of domestic animals.
The role is part time and includes working weekends. You would be part of a dedicated, flexible team of lecturers, instructors, technicians and support staff based at the farm.
In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more.
16th December 2021 (midnight)
6th January 2022
AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks
Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.