12 x Casual Animal Carers




£11.95 per hour plus holiday pay. Salary based on Business and Learning Support scale.

Closing date:

30 September 2023

Job Title: Casual Animal Carers

Location: All Sites

Contract Type: Casual  

Hours per week: Casual Hours

Salary: £11.95per hour plus holiday pay

Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces.  Capel Manor College is an exciting, innovative and stimulating work environment and we are interested in hearing from applicants who are committed to excellence and improving the lives of others through education, training and skills development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Casual Animal Carers to join our Animal Care team.

We are looking for Animal Carers for all our sites. Please state your preferred campus on your application form.

The successful candidates will be required to work occasional weekends, bank holidays and to cover staff holidays. They will need to be flexible to accommodate changing demands and circumstances. They will be required to uphold the welfare of the college’s animal stock at all times, and follow Health and Safety procedures at all times.

They will be responsible for the day-to-day routine care of the College’s animal stock in accordance with the animal welfare policy to include cleaning out of accommodation, provision of feed, water, bedding, nesting material, and daily health checks.

The ideal candidates will be will hold Level 2 qualification or higher in an animal care discipline and have some experience working with a range of animal species. They will be able to demonstrate awareness of Health and Safety issues with regard to own duties and the Animal Sections and keep and maintain animal records.

They will also be able to work effectively unsupervised as well as part of a team, have a strong commitment to the care and welfare of the College’s animals and to be enthusiastic and motivated.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:   5pm on Saturday 30 September 2023

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