JOB TITLE: Assistant Manager Operations
LOCATION: Loughborough Rehoming Centre
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Permanent
HOURS PW: 40
DAYS OF WORK: Monday – Sunday, at least 2 weekends per month and some late shifts
WORKING TIMES: 8am – 5pm, 11am-8pm and occasional night shifts 5pm-8pm
CLOSING DATE: 1st March 2017
INTERVIEWS: 14th March 2017
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 17,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
We are looking for an experienced manager with an understanding of dog welfare to join our team at Loughborough Rehoming Centre as Assistant Manager Operations (Ops). The Assistant Manager Operations (Ops) has primary responsibility for kennel management, the supervision of kennel staff, and the welfare of dogs at the Centre. This is a very practical, hands-on role, with extensive involvement and handling of dogs on a day to day basis. The Assistant Manager (Ops) must be fully conversant with the duties and responsibilities of the other members of the Management team in order to cover for them during periods of absence.
To be successful in this role, you will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with good organisational and interpersonal skills. A self-motivator with huge amounts of energy, commitment and enthusiasm and the ability to demonstrate the necessary flexibility and empathy required when working with people and animals. A full, clean, manual driving licence is essential.
So, if you are interested in working in a dynamic forward thinking team, in an organisation at the forefront of dog welfare, where you will have opportunities for furthering your skills with continuing professional development, please apply.
Closing Date - Wednesday, 01.03.2017