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Animal Practioner - Maternity Cover

Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Closes: 14 Jul 2021
Northop, Wales Competitive
Fixed term & Full time CLC_2769

Location
Coleg Cambria
Application Deadline
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Scale Point From
£26,201 per annum (spot salary)
Scale Point To
£26,201 per annum (spot salary)
Job Profile
Job Description and People Specification

Coleg Cambia: An Introduction

At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having already achieved an 'Excellent' in our recent Estyn inspection and won a Platinum Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.

Job Summary

Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Animal Practitioner

Location: Northop

Contract Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary: £26,201

Coleg Cambria are now looking for an Animal Practitioner for a Fixed term Maternity Cover contract for up to 12 months at our Northop site.

As an Animal Practitioner at Coleg Cambria you will be responsible for providing support to our Lecturers by delivering sessions focussed on the practical skills involved in Animal Care. This particular role is primarily working with and supporting learners who have a range of Additional Learning Needs, therefore, it is important that this person recognises the importance of equality of opportunity and celebrates diversity within the learning environment.

For this position we are looking for candidates with expertise working with a wide range of animals such as reptiles, small mammals, rodents, inverts, amphibians, birds, aquatics) with an advantage to those with experience working with rare breed farm animals and poultry.

Essential Requirements
  • Qualified to at least Level 3 in Animal Care or another professionally relevant qualification
  • A proven background and experience in working with a wide range of animals including rare breed, farm animals, poultry, rabbits, rodents and exotics
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Closing date for applications : 14/07/21

Benefits

Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On Site Nursery Provision

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants
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