Animal Technician

Recruiter
Bishop Burton College
Location
Bishop Burton, Beverley [East Riding of Yorkshire]
Salary
£19,899 - £19,899 Per Year
Posted
19 Jan 2023 12:00
Closes
17 Feb 2023 23:59
Sector
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Technician
Specialism
Animals / Veterinary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College, Land-based College, University

Animal Technician

We are looking for somebody who has a passion for animals and delivering outstanding standards of animal welfare. As an animal technician you will be responsible for general animal husbandry including feed and watering, cleaning and maintaining enclosures. This role includes working with our students and academic teams to develop skills and knowledge.

1. General animal husbandry (including cleaning, feeding, watering, providing enrichment and enclosure maintenance) maintaining high standards of welfare.

2. Supervising students throughout practical work experience duties

3. Maintain the resources to the highest standards.

4. Ensure the facilities are securely locked at the end of each day

5. Assist academic staff on student practical lessons

6. Accurate record keeping

7. Supervise visitors to the Animal Unit

8. Support the team with the development of collection.

9. Support the team with induction and training of new technicians and academic staff.

10. To work evening and weekend shifts as part of the team rota.

11. To organise and take animals to routine or emergency veterinary appointments.

12. To engage and support with CPD events for colleagues.

13. Monitor, reporting and ordering of any consumables required.

14. Take part in all staff College events such as Lambing Sunday and Open Farm Sunday