Casual Animal Carer






£11.05 per hour plus holiday pay. Salary based on Business and Learning Support scale

Closing date:

30 June 2022

Casual hours



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

We are looking for Animal Carers for our Mottingham Centre, South East London.

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 a 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:     30 June 2022  

Interview Date: TBC

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