Animal Management Technician
Salary: £16,454 to £19,884 (pro rata)
Location: Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE with occasional cover at Netherfield, Nr, Battle TN33 9QB
We are looking for a dedicated animal care technician to join our animal management team. Our established and wide ranging collection of exotic, small and large animal species is the hub of the College’s thriving animal management provision with students on courses ranging from Level 1 to BSc (Hons). The animal care technician will maintain the excellent welfare and husbandry in the Animal Care Unit, as well as assisting in the preparation for practical lessons and supervising students during routine sessions. This is a part-time role working 4 days per week including weekend and bank holiday shifts on a rota basis.
The ideal candidate will have experience of animal welfare and husbandry and will hold an animal care qualification. They will also need to be organised, hardworking and a confident team player who is adaptable and happy to take initiative. Ideally you have experience with a wide range of exotic and companion species.
With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.
As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. This role requires a willingness to undertake some bank holiday working. This role is a permanent contract on a full time basis.
To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: .
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website .
Closing date for applications: 12 th September
Interviews will be held: week commencing 16 th September (date to be advised)