Jobs & Work Experience Placements

Current Job Vacancies

 

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Experienced Bird & Reptile Keeper

Experienced Bird & Reptile Keeper

All Things Wild is a thriving and successful zoo and family attraction based on the edge of the Cotswolds, situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the country and easily accessible from a number of major cities.                

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Bird & Reptile Keeper who, in conjunction with the management, can develop and extend the animal collection.

The keepers work 5 days a week including bank holidays and weekends. The successful applicant must have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work, with a passion for the natural world and conservation. A good eye for detail and high standards for animal husbandry are a must.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure the day to day running of the zoo goes smoothly.
  • Day to day husbandry of the animals in the zoo including feeding, cleaning, training and record keeping.
  • To ensure the highest standard of animal welfare is being adhered to.
  • To be competent delivering talks and experiences to members of the public.
  • Working effectively alongside a small team of keepers and volunteers.
  • To ensure records and other relevant documents are kept up to date.

 

Key skills and requirements

 

  • Have a minimum of 2 years working with a range of animals, specifically birds and reptiles within a zoological environment.
  • DMZAA or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Must have a can-do attitude.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and good customer care skills
  • Confident in delivering animal presentations and talks to our visitors, and educational sessions to school groups.
  • An excellent timekeeper.
  • Work well individually and as part of a team.
  • The ability to keep calm in stressful situations.
  • Due to the location, a full UK driving license is required.

To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to Rebecca Harris, Director. All Things Wild Nature Centre, Station Road, Honeybourne, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 7QZ or you can email your application to [email protected]

Salary depending on experience

Closing date – 24th November 2021

 

Work Experience Placements

 

Do you fancy a career path in animal care and want to gain some experience? Then we would love to hear from you!

Our work experience placements take place over one week, working  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.  All we ask is that you are enrolled on, or currently studying for an animal related course at Level 2 or above.

How old do I need to be?
Anyone wishing to apply for a work experience placement with us must be at least 16 years of age for insurance purposes.

How to apply
If you would like to know more or apply, please contact [email protected].

Please note:  We may extend your work experience placement if required.  Places are limited and we are often booked up months in advance so we therefore urge you to book your work experience placement as soon as possible.

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