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Deputy Centre Manager

Cats Protection

Location: Auchinloch

Salary: Up to £27,007.43pa plus excellent benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

How to Apply: Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note applications that are received after the closing date may not be responded to.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join us as a Deputy Centre Manager at our thriving Glasgow centre. You will join us working 40 hours per week on a rota basis (to include weekends) and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £27,007.43 per annum plus excellent benefits.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2020, despite all of the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That’s the equivalent of around 345 cats a day!

Our adoption and homing centres care for thousands of cats each year until they are able to find a loving new home. In 2020 27,000 cats were rehomed,15,000 of these through our hand-free homing service, and 1,900 more reunited with their owners. This success would not be possible without our dedicated team of employees and volunteers. Dealing with thousands of visitors each month, our centres are the face of Cats Protection and we pride ourselves on our employees providing the very best in animal welfare and customer service.

We are looking for someone who shares our values of placing cats and their welfare first, never putting a healthy cat to sleep, valuing and respecting our volunteers, supporters and employees, providing the highest quality of service and being open and honest.

Responsibilities of our Deputy Centre Manager:

As Deputy Centre Manager you will be tasked with managing our established Centre in line with Cats Protection’s main aims of homing, neutering and educating. You will ensure the welfare of all cats in our care and ensure that all administrative and maintenance procedures are completed to a high standard that is in keeping with our vision. A flexible approach to working hours including the ability to work weekends will be required as all centre employees are expected to work 50% of weekends and some evenings.

What we’re looking for in our Deputy Centre Manager:

Supervisor/team leader experience, ideally within an animal welfare environment or organisation
A confident communicator with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
Knowledge of the prevention and control of infectious diseases in cats
A driven, positive and enthusiastic individual with plenty of initiative and the ability to thrive under pressure
Experience of managing a diverse team
Experience using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
A full UK driving licence

What we can offer you:

salary of up to £27,007.43 per annum plus excellent benefits
generous annual leave entitlement
contribution pension scheme
life assurance scheme
range of health benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
and more

Join us as our Deputy Centre Manager and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!

Closing date: 27 October 2021

Virtual interview date: w/c 08 November 2021