Plumpton College

Animal Management Technician (Fixed Term, Part time Maternity Cover Contract)

Plumpton, Lewes
£15,417 to £17,012
02 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

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 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 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. 

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: 01273 890454.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Completed applications should be returned via the apply link.