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ANIMAL KEEPER - FARM - (FULL-TIME)

We are looking for a full-time keeper for our farm section to join our team. Applicants should have a passion for working with a variety of animals in both a farm and a zoo setting.

The ideal candidate will be interested in being hands on around the farm, happy to get involved in educational talks and encounter sessions, and training work experience.You should also be comfortable with the delivery of educational content to schools and visitors.

Farming knowledge is essential for this role as you will be based on the farm and training work experience in order to maintain good welfare standards and comply with licencing. Maintenance of fences, housing and the up keep of the grounds will also be required, the knowledge of lambing, calving and having cattle handling experience is essential.

Working hours are 40 hours per week on a rota system including weekends and bank holidays.

A flexible approach to working hours is necessary.


ANIMAL KEEPER (PART-TIME)

We are looking for a part-time animal keeper to join our team. Applicants should have a passion for working with a variety of animals in both a zoo and farm setting. The ideal candidate will be interested in being hands on, in order to maintain excellent welfare standards and comply with licencing.

You should also be happy to get involved in educational talks and encounter sessions and deliver educational content to schools and visitors.Experience in working with exotic mammals and reptiles is essential for this role. You should be comfortable training work experience and learners from specialist colleges. Maintenance of fences, housing and the up keep of the grounds will also be required.

Working hours are 32 hours per week.

The rota system includes weekends and bank holidays. A flexible approach to working hours is necessary.


BUTTERFLY KEEPER (FULL-TIME)

We are looking for a full-time butterfly keeper to join our team.

Applicants should have a passion for working with a variety of tropical butterflies. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of butterfly life cycles and be able to provide the correct environment for each species of butterfly we house, including their host plants.

You will be expected to maintain the butterfly house and keep plants in flower all year and be able to propagate plants both bought in and grown in the greenhouse. You should also be happy to get involved in educational talks and be comfortable with the delivery of educational content to schools and visitors. Maintenance of fences, ponds and filter systems will also be required. Working hours are 40 hours per week. The rota system includes weekends and bank holidays.

A flexible approach to working hours is necessary.

To apply for the above positions please provide a detailed CV stating relevant skills and experience. Also supply a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the position.

If a suitable candidate is found before the closing date, then the job will be closed.

Please send CV and covering letter to julia.stewart@studleygrange.co.uk


Maintenance Person - PART-TIME

We are looking for a reliable, experienced maintenance person to work on site at Studley Grange Garden and Leisure Park.

The successful candidate must have experience and skills in plumbing and general maintenance, be flexible in their approach to work and able to work weekends when required.

Please send CVs to:  paula.timms@studleygrange.co.uk


VOLUNTEER 




Have you got an interest in working with animals?

Do you want to become a zookeeper but lack the experience?

Studley Grange are seeking volunteers to join our team.

You will be taking part in all feeding and husbandry tasks across a variety of species, interacting with the public and gaining some real knowledge and experience.

If you are 18 years or over and can offer one day a week, then please call:

Julia on 07850 669568 or email julia.stewart@studleygrange.co.uk

We'd love to hear from you.