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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Animal Attendant


Job Description:

 Animal Attendant needed in London £13.52 ph PAYE - Reference: 346443

This role will involve:

  • Carrying out collections and deliveries of animals to/from aircraft and prioritising these trips.
  • Releasing animals from containers into housings and ensuring that their needs are met and checking compliance of their containers to International standards.
  • When necessary, administer basic treatment to sick animals under guidance from Vets.
  • Check paperwork of animals travelling by air to ensure compliance within the legislative framework (Pet Travel Scheme).
  • Deal with routine enquiries from public and airlines regarding shipment of animals by air.
  • Complete administration after normal office hours.
  • Receive payments for services provided and calculate charges.

Ideally candidates will have a relevant qualification such as the Diploma in Zoo Animal Management or the equivalent level of skills, knowledge & experience such as may be gained by working at the Animal Reception Centre (for approximately 5 years). This experience will indicate both depth and breadth of knowledge of Animal Health and will include some specialism in an area of the service

This is a Full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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