Technician in Animal Care

Bedford College Group
Old Warden, Biggleswade [Bedfordshire]
£17,124.00 - £17,124.00 Per Year
09 Oct 2019 17:20
07 Nov 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Animals / Veterinary
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Technician in Animal Care

We have great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a Technician in Animal Care to become a key member of our Animal Sciences department.


As Technician in Animal Care, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Contributing to the day to day running of the Animal Care Unit, including the cat chalets.
  • Participating in the care of animals of the unit to include farm, pet and exotic species (chelonian, snakes, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and exotic mammals.
  • Preparing resources and providing support to teaching staff during practical sessions  

Our ideal candidates will have relevant current vocational experience in the animal care sector and experience of caring for a wide range of animals to include farm, pet and exotic species (chelonian, snakes, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and exotic mammals, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Qualification in relevant subject (Animal Management/ Animal Sciences)
  • English and Maths or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.


Contract Type –Bedford College Professional Services Ltd (BCPS Ltd)

40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year

25 holiday per annum, pro rata


An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.


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