Sessional Animal Technician – The Isle Of Wight College

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£9.50 - £9.95 per hour

Sessional Animal Technician, with weekend cover

£9.50 – £9.95 per hour

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Technician to provide a high standard of husbandry and welfare to our thriving collection of small mammals, reptiles and birds.        The role will involve some weekend hours, with cover every other weekend currently required. 

In addition, you may also have the opportunity to assist and support Lecturers with the preparation of classes on a cover basis.

What you can offer us:

  • A Level 2 qualification in an animal related subject
  • Level 2 qualifications in English Language and Maths
  • Recent working knowledge of a range of disciplines within the animal industry
  • Ability to ensure records are maintained and kept up to date
  • Able to work unsupervised, to a high standard in a limited time frame

In return we can offer a competitive benefits package including: 

  • 41 days’ holiday per year including 30 days’ annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 3 ‘given’ days during the Christmas closure period, all pro-rata as applicable, and paid as part of salary
  • Local Government Pension scheme membership
  • A variety of training opportunities, including studying for additional related qualifications
  • Family friendly flexible working options
  • A range of other staff benefits, including onsite free gym, on site restaurant and hair & beauty salons, as well as discounted travel options on Red Funnel and Wightlink.

The Isle of Wight College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the Community.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date for the submission of application forms: Friday, 13th May 2022.

In order to apply, please login to Isle of Wight jobs and complete an application form.  Alternatively, please contact for an application form and job description

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