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Animal Care Assistant - Live In


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The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed.
Closing Date: 
17th April, 2019
Somerset Centre
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We currently have a vacancy for an Animal Care Assistant (Live In) to work with our animals at the centre.

The role includes the day to day care of animals, cleaning of accommodation, feeding, administration of medication, exercising & grooming animals, as well as maintaining accurate records. You will be working with a variety of animals including dogs, cats, equines, sheep, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens and ducks. Previous experience of working in an animal welfare environment is desirable; good customer service & communication skills and a friendly, cheerful disposition are essential. You will be joining a team of dedicated staff & volunteers. You should be able to work on your own as well as part of a team, with a flexible hardworking approach.

Please note due to our location it is preferable to be able to drive, or have your own mode of transport, as there is no public transport available to the Centre.

Salary - £17,076.80 per annum


Please email CV's and a supporting statement to : Caron Lane (Centre Manager) - Please note that applications without a supporting statement will not be considered. Contact will only be made with those applicants who are invited to interview. Closing date 2 pm on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Interviews Wednesday 24th April 2019.