Back to Job Search

Farm Handler

Job Description

Animal Care Technician - Swine

VANRATH are hiring an experienced Livestock Handler to work for a Public Sector Environmental Scientific Organisation.
This role is ideal for someone with hands-on experience with animals or who is seeking to build a career in animal welfare or research.

Salary
£22,550 + Holiday Pay + Pension + Discount Benefits from Day 1

Responsibilities

  • Husbandry of livestock (swine)
  • Includes weighing, feeding, maintaining cleanliness of unit
  • Health and welfare checks
  • Recording data
  • Reviewing performance data



The Ideal Person

  • Experience working outdoors, hands-on with animals.
  • Enjoys working with animals.
  • Good physical fitness
  • Background in animal welfare or similar.


Working Hours

  • Temporary basis - minimum 3-6 months with extension opportunities
  • Monday - Thursday 0800-1620
    Friday 0800-1410 (Flexible)
  • Overtime opportunities for a few hours at weekends on a rota basis



For further information on this vacancy, or any other Scientific or Data Analyst roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Aoife O'Kennedy in the strictest confidence.
aoife.okennedy@vanrath.com
028 90 330 250