Wildlife Release Co-ordinator

Secret World Wildlife Rescue

£17,675 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Reference: WR1

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 23rd February 2018   4 days left

Background to the Role

Ensuring the release of our wildlife casualties into safe and appropriate habitats and where possible monitoring them post release is an essential part of our work. Very few, if any, other wildlife centres employ a release co-ordinator, this is a unique and exciting role for the right person.

The Release Coordinator will provide high quality animal care and take the lead in assuring the quality of Secret World’s Animal Care Services, with a specific responsibility for the co-ordination of an effective wildlife animal release programme. The welfare of animals to be paramount at all times.

The postholder is expected to foster excellent working relationships with all animal care staff and to be an integral and full member of that team. As a member of the Animal Care Services team, the postholder is also expected to work inclusively and collaboratively across the organisation with other staff and volunteers, at all times working within the SWWR Behaviours Framework. This role also requires the development of excellent working relationships with landowners and other wildlife groups.

More information

For an information pack, including the job description and person specification please click here.

How to Apply

If you wish to have an informal conversation prior to applying, please call Laura Benfield, Head of Animal Care Services on 01278 768720.

Candidates should complete the application form on our website and return to Secret World before the closing date. Candidates should pay particular attention to the completion of the supporting statement contained within the application form.

Please note C.V.s will not be accepted. 

Closing date for all applications: Friday 23rd February at 12 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 28th February.

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