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Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. We employ a talented team who are passionate about conservation, education, research, welfare and sustainability.

Join our vibrant organisation named 13 out of 100 in the Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for List. The Best Companies list is an annual ranking of the UK’s happiest and most motivated workforces.

Working at Marwell

Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. We employ a talented team who are passionate about conservation, education, research, welfare and sustainability.

What does it feel like to work as part of the Marwell family? Well, pretty unique! Our brand values of being warm, wise, welcoming and contemporary flow through everything we do and support our brand promise of connecting people with nature. Couple that with our genuine enthusiasm for wildlife conservation and you have an organisation which is making a positive and sustained impact on people’s lives.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our mission then we’d welcome your application!

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as a condition of employment.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We welcome your application against any of our current vacancies, however, please be aware that our roles are very popular and our HR team is very small so if we haven’t contacted you within 28 days your application has unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Sadly we will also be unable to respond to any speculative enquires.

A Marwell Wildlife application form must be completed to be considered for all vacancies. Please contact us if you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

Please read our dress code/tattoo policy before applying. 

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Guest Services Assistants 

Educator - Fixed term

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Educator to join our team for 12 months on a fixed term basis, working 35 hours per week Monday – Friday. This role will work closely with the other members of the Social Impact & Learning team to deliver high quality education sessions to school groups and other guests. We offer sessions for school age children from 3-18years, thus confidence teaching across this full age range is therefore essential. 

Excellent presentation skills are a must to ensure the delivery of engaging educational lessons to children and young people of all ages. The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant science discipline such as environmental science and/or biological sciences. 

In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment! 

If you would like to join our unique, vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell family, please view the full candidate brief and complete our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role. 

Closing Date:  Monday 9 December 2019

Provisional interview dates: 16 & 18 December 2019

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.  

Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.  

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Environmental Services Assistants

 

Work Experience

If you are interested in keeper work experience please read the following carefully before contacting us.

All work experience positions within the animal department for 2020 are now filled. Placements for 2021 will be considered during November 2020.

Applications for 2021 should be submitted no earlier than 1 November 2020.   For further information please contact our Registrar

Marwell runs an unpaid work experience keeper scheme from the beginning of March to August each year for a period of two weeks only.

Placements are limited to students over the age of 17 years and who are already studying an animal related course such as the Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA).

For Sparsholt College (Winchester) students - applications should be made to your tutor direct at the beginning of November of the year prior to the period of work experience required.

To be considered for a position please complete the application form , attach a copy of your CV and send to our Registrar.

All work experience students must fulfil all of the above criteria and be able to produce a letter from their tutor confirming their appropriate course and be able to attend an interview before being considered for a placement .

Veterinary student applications

We currently have limited availability for veterinary student placements, and can only provide clinical EMS. Priority is given to vet students enrolled with the University of Surrey. However, where possible, the vet team will consider 4th and final year vet students, from other Universities. Earlier years cannot be accommodated at present. Contact us via email for more information.

Internships

We do not offer internships at this time.

We regret that we are unable to take students from school for keeper work experience.

Work experience in our education department

We regret that we are unable to offer work experience at this time.