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Training and Behaviour Advisor - Dogs Trust - Harefield

Behaviourist - RSPCA - Mount Noddy Animal Rehoming Centre

Grants Manager - Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Animal Welfare Assistant - Blue Cross - Sheffield rehoming and advice unit

What is the role?

We have exciting and unique opportunities for confident individuals to join a dynamic rehoming manager at our new Rehoming and Advice Unit in Sheffield. The successful candidates will form a very special team which will deliver our new approach to rehoming and advice services from one of our innovative units. Our Blue Cross team members will be passionate about animal welfare and have a desire to help pets and people. We are looking for success orientated individuals who will thrive on the challenge of working in and a new Blue Cross rehoming site.

Average weekly hours

Part time roles are an average of 21 per week

Both roles include some weekend, and bank holiday working

Key responsibilities:

  • Day to day care of dogs, include cleaning of accommodation, grooming, feeding, exercise and administration of medication as required
  • To work as part of a team delivering a first class customer experience, answering queries and matching and rehoming pets effectively and by presenting a professional and friendly approach both face to face and on the telephone
  • To train, mentor and support volunteers
  • In accordance with Blue Cross procedures, conduct pet assessments at the Unit and in the pet owner’s home adhering to Blue Cross Behaviour modification and training programme
  • When required open and close the site, overseeing the operational duties and volunteer management in the absence of the Rehoming Centre Manager

What is required?

We are looking for people with the following:

  • Valid driving licence
  • Paid or voluntary employment with domestic animals
  • Working with members of the public in a customer service environment
  • Administrative skills, including computerised systems
  • Experience of working to strict health and safety procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

It would also be great if you had:

  • Paid or voluntary employment in a rescue and rehoming environment
  • Experience of cash handling
  • Previous experience of visiting people in their own homes

What’s in it for me?

Working for Blue Cross is very rewarding; we have been dedicated to helping pets since 1897! We value our brilliant employees and offer competitive benefits including:

  • Salary £17,205 per annum pro rata
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Company Sick Pay

1st interviews in the form of a recruitment day on the 11th April at Sheffield

2nd Interviews 16th April at Burford offices and Rehoming Centre, Burford, Oxfordshire

We will not be able to offer flexibility on these dates.