Blue Cross

Animal Welfare Assistant - Torbay

Torquay | £15,910 - £18,500 per annum pro rata

Job Function: Charity & Voluntary
Industry Sector: Charity & Not-for-Profit

Animal Welfare Assistant, Torbay rehoming centre
Permanent , part time (17 hours - weekends)

What is the role?

We are currently recruiting for an Animal Welfare Assistant to work as part of our 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.

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 a Blue Cross rehoming centre.

This is a part time role working 17 hours per week over two days on Saturdays and Sundays. Due, to the nature of the work of Blue Cross, and this post, it will be necessary to exceed these hours when the work load demands. For full details of this role please read the attached job description.

What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Valid manual driving licence, this role requires a significant amount of van driving
• 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 an animal welfare environment
• Experience of cash handling

To read more about the benefits Blue Cross has to offer, please click on the 'What We Offer' tab or paste the following into your browser:

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Salary: £15,910 - £18,500 per annum pro rata
Grade: 5.1
Closing Date: 16 December 2019