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Animal Care Assistant

Farm Animal Rescue

We are seeking an animal care assistant to work for 8 hours up until dusk once per week and who will specialise in the maintenance and care of the imagesanctuary’s animals. You will work alongside our live-in animal care team.

The role would involve:

– Cleaning down walls and surfaces in the pig barn

– Ensure that yards are secure and safe

– Check areas that are accessible for the pigs and cattle for trash and small items that might be considered food

– Monthly health checks of each anmal.

– Maintain a log of each animal describing current condition, health issues and medications

– Train new live-in animal carers in the daily procedures

– Assist live-in volunteers when necessary

– Manage the entire farm operation in the case of sickness or default of a live-in volunteer

– Attend and contribute to a quarterly animal care forum

Pre-requisites:

– Full training will be given

– Must be cautiously confident around large animals

– Must be able to commit for a minimum of six months

– Any day of the week is available. Your commitments outside the sanctuary must take up no more than 4 days per week, or 8 days per fortnight.

Desired:

– Follows a vegan lifestyle

– Large animal experience a plus but not absolutely essential