We’re Hiring an Animal Caregiver
Work involves the care of 178 rescued animals including sheep, goats, cows, pigs, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, cats and rescued wild animals.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in the day to day care of farmed animals including feeding, cleaning and filling water troughs, and cleaning animals’ houses. Candidates must be able to attend to the special needs of our animal residents who have histories of exploitation and neglect, who are old, blind, lame or otherwise compromised. The ideal candidate will be passionate about animal rights, flexible with respect to the needs of sanctuary work, and have a keen eye for illness, injury or any other factor affecting the wellbeing of the animals on the sanctuary.
In order to complete our work for the animals every day, staff at Eden need to be able to work efficiently and calmly at a fast pace.
Please note that this job requires strenuous physical outdoor work and can be emotionally taxing.
Transport of animals for veterinary care and in rescue situations will form part of your duties.
Full drivers licence required and own transport essential.
The successful candidate will contract to put the needs of the sanctuary animals first and foremost at all times; to refrain from acting in a manner that puts their wellbeing at risk; and to work to resolve all issues so that continuity and excellence of care is maintained at all times.
To apply please complete the application form at the link below and return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be short listed for interview.