Animal Carer and Education Officer

Contract type
1 year fixed term contract, part-time working Sundays only
Post number
Community Wellbeing
Pets' Corner, Harlow
7 (full-time equivalent £23,014 to £23,863 per annum)
£4,298.02 to £4,456.57 per annum
7 hours per week, working on Sunday (banking 5 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down at Christmas and New Year)
Closing date
Interview date
To be confirmed

We are seeking an Animal Carer and Education Officer to assist with the day to day tasks at Pets Corner, working Sundays on a one year fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the welfare of the animals, running any activities i.e. Birthday parties, maintaining a clean site for visitors and general maintenance of the site including buildings and land management of grazing paddocks.

Applicants must have a sound working knowledge and experience of working with livestock, experience of working with the public, and experience in delivering educational activities to schools and groups.

The ability to communicate with a wide range of people is essential.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Justin Hopwood, Pets' Corner Manager,  01279  422790

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You can also collect and submit application forms in person at the Civic Centre. 

Please note Harlow Council does not accept CVs.

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