Weekend Animal Unit Assistant
Holme Lacy College, Hereford HR2 6LL
Salary up to £12.36 per hour (Includes holiday pay)
We are seeking to appoint a motivated individual to join our Animal Care Team at Holme Lacy College. You will be required to work Saturdays and/or Sundays on a rota basis with occasional cover for staff annual leave.
Our successful candidate will have experience of working in the animal care/welfare industry and able to provide exemplar husbandry care to our wide range of species including exotic and companion animals. A typical shift will be 4.5 hours and involve lone working therefore problem solving and time management skills are essential.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone wishing to work with animals and to use their experience and enthusiasm to help us grow an outstanding education provision.
A comprehensive package of employee benefits is in place including free on-site parking bays, access to a range of free CPD events, professional qualifications and recreational courses, eye care voucher scheme, wellbeing support, access to competitively priced food outlet and the use of facilities on the College’s Hereford campus including free gymnasium, reduced fees for children’s nursery, training restaurant and occasional free hairdressing and beauty treatments.
As one of the largest employers in Herefordshire we offer a friendly, honest and respectful working environment. We promote the safety and equality and diversity of our workforce and have a supportive approach to the development of our staff both on a personal and professional level.
HLNSC is committed to safeguarding, equality and diversity and the Prevent Duty and you will be expected to work to promote the College’s Safeguarding policy and practice. This position is subject to Safer Recruitment procedures which include criminal convictions checks, barred from working with children checks and any necessary overseas checks.
Closing date for applications: Monday 12th June 2023.
Interviews: Friday 16th June 2023.