Animal Management Technician

Activate Learning
Banbury,United Kingdom
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
03 Aug 2022 10:24
24 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Animals / Veterinary
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Animal Management Technician

Activate Learning now have an exciting opportunity for an Animal Management Technician to join our team based at our Banbury campus.

In this role, you will be responsible for the day to day welfare of the livestock; ensuring animal welfare is paramount and in accordance with current legislation. You will maintain high standards of cleanliness through the animal facility and support in the maintenance and care of animal stocks and facilities, ensuring that animals have sufficient food and water or catering to special dietary requirements if needed.


What do you need to be a successful Animal Management Technician at Activate Learning?

You will have experience of working within the animal industry, ideally with an animal management or care related qualification. This would include experience of handling a variety of animal species; i.e. companion animals, birds, fish or exotics species (snakes, lizards, amphibians, invertebrates), along with evidence of managing health and safety in the workplace.

You will also need to have a working knowledge of requirements handling the identified species and be educated to GCSE level or equivalent including Maths & English.


What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?

At Activate Learning, we see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

Activate Learning offer substantial benefits to its employees:

•    Generous pension schemes
•    Substantial annual leave
•    Comprehensive sick pay
•    Access to training and development
•    Discount scheme for high street stores & restaurants
•    Discounted rail and bus tickets
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Onsite parking
•    Coaching and mentoring programs and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) sessions are available
•    Employee Assistance program


About Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group of 7 colleges across Oxfordshire, Berkshire & Surrey that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with students as individuals, helping them make the choice of career pathway or course that’s right for them and their ambitions.


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.


Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.