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Casual Animal Technician - based at Preston – weekend work Saturdays and Sundays

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Animal Studies Team as a Casual Animal Technician

In this role of Casual Animal Technician, under the direction of full  time staff, you will be responsible for the maintenance and promotion of high animal welfare standards at all times in compliance with Animal Welfare Act 2006 and relevant Codes of Practice across full range of small animal, zoo and exotic species on the Animal Unit (to include invertebrates to which AWA 2006 is not applicable).

You will also provide reliable and regular Bank holiday and college holiday cover and to be available on rota basis to support the animal unit.

It is essential the successful candidate has GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above (or an equivalent standard), Level 3 animal management qualification or working towards higher and have successfully carried out or be in the process of carrying out work placement in an animal collection.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is casual hours – weekends and will include holiday period cover

The salary is Subject to National Minimum Wage in line with age

The closing date is Tuesday 15 February 2022

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk 

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

casual hours – weekends and will include holiday period cover
Animal Studies
Myerscough College (Preston)
Subject to National Minimum Wage in line with age
Reference No
Closing Date
Tuesday 15 February 2022
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