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Animal Care Assistant

Location
Burnham-on-Sea TA8
Job Type
Part-time

Animal Farm Adventure Park has changed dramatically over the last few years, and has become one of Somerset's top attractions, with each year bring more customers, attractions and animals, we are always expanding our team, and now require more Animal Care Assistants.

Animal related qualifications are essential to ensure animals are receiving the best care and treatment when required.

Ability to give basic medical care, health checks and grooming essential.

We require a lively, enthusiastic animal lover with great customer skills to care for our animals and interact with the public, and giving talks to school groups.

Duties are to demonstrate knowledge of domestic and farm animals, be confident and to talk to families and answer questions.We have over 100 animals, including farm animals, rare breeds, 'pets', reptiles, and a raccoon & skunks.

New Exotics Barn opening soon, with new varieties of reptiles, bugs and more.

Experience with all of these animals, or specialisation with some of these animals preferred. We do have a team of fully trained reptile carers, if this is not your strength, we can focus you on other areas.

Animal related qualifications are essential to ensure animals are receiving the best care and treatment when required. Ability to give basic medical care, health checks and grooming essential. Must be able to record medical care, health checks, births, deaths etc daily.

Maintain the farm and keep work area tidy and hygienic. Suitable for focused, hard worker.

This role is only suitable for someone with years of experience with a wide variety of animals, not just with pets. Or with some experience with animals (not just pets) and relevant qualifications in the animal field.

Part time role, approx 3-5 days, 6-9hrs per day

Weekends & School holidays vacancy also available.

FULL TIME may be offered to right candidate after probationary period.

We have other job roles available to merge with this role to make a full time position, ride operator, maintenance, groundsman etc

Current openings

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