Watch video: Working as an Animal Care Assistant

Niccie Seymour has been working as an Animal Care Assistant with the National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) for the past 6 years. In this video, she tells us what the work is like, the tasks that need to be undertaken and her typical hours of work. We hear what qualifications and/or experience are necessary and all about the pros and cons of the job.

To give us something of a flavour of the work, Nicky also shares a case study with us. We hear about Sherman who was brought to NAWT as a puppy and the journey he has gone through to be ready for rehoming.

Chapters:
0:00 Introduction
0:38 What does an animal care assistant do?
3:02 Qualifications and training
3:59 Tales from an animal care assistant
5:18 The ups and downs of working in a rescue centre
7:42 How to become an Animal Care Assistant

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