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General Sanctuary Assistant

Knoxwood Wildlife Trust has vacancies for up to two part time members of staff.

General Sanctuary Assistant (vacjan19)
Hours 18 hours per week between 9am and 9pm Monday to Sunday
Contract Duration: March 18 2019 to September 29 2019 (28 weeks)
Pay: National Minimum Wage
Holidays: 5.6 weeks per annum, pro rata.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 17 February 2019
Ref: vacjan19

Knoxwood is a grass roots charity providing emergency care, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured wildlife. Our sanctuary employs a small number of staff who are supported by voluntary workers.

Your role will be to take part in any aspect of the running of Knoxwood Wildlife Trust Sanctuary. This role requires the successful candidate to be willing to reliably complete the day to day care of animals, with minimal supervision. This can often be dirty and repetitive work. However, you will also be required to be flexible enough to cover other roles that may need attention.

The successful candidate will reliable, hardworking and able to take responsibility for the completion of allocated duties. These abilities are more important than experience, full training will be provided.

Duties include:

  • All aspects of cleaning of (indoor and outdoor) animal enclosures
  • All aspects of cleaning of work public areas
  • Supplying water to animal enclosures
  • Preparing and supplying feeds to animal enclosures
  • Dealing with the public at the site and on the telephone
  • Upkeep of records
  • Fundraising
  • Animal/bird handling

Please apply in writing, post or e-mail, using the reference vacjan19 by 17 February 2019.

Your application should include contact details for work or personal reference and examples of when you have demonstrated the required abilities in your work or personal life.

Please return your Application to
Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue
Thornby Moor


[email protected]

We look forward to receiving your application

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