Casual Animal Carer

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Non Academic Support
South East England
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Casual Animal Carer

Casual Hours

Gunnersbury Park

National Minimum Wage

Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational and environmental land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College "good" with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College's forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast

We are seeking to appoint a Casual Animal Carer for our Gunnersbury Park site.

The successful candidate will be required to work occasional weekends, bank holidays and to cover staff holidays. They will need to be flexible to accommodate changing demands and circumstances. They will be required to uphold the welfare of the college's animal stock at all times, and follow Health and Safety procedures at all times.

They will be responsible for the day-to-day routine care of the College's animal stock in accordance with the animal welfare policy to include cleaning out of accommodation, provision of feed, water, bedding, nesting material, and daily health checks.

The ideal candidate will hold Level 2 qualification or higher in an animal care discipline and have some experience working with a range of animal species. They will be able to demonstrate awareness of Health and Safety issues with regard to own duties and the Animal Unit and keep and maintain animal records.

What's in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 01 March 2020

Interview Date: 09 March 2020

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Richard Lawes

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