We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join us as a Rehoming and Welfare Assistant at our thriving Harrow site. You will join us on a part time basis, working 20 hours per week, over the weekend. In return, as our Rehoming and Welfare Assistant you will receive a competitive salary of up to £9,581.61 per annum, plus London Weighting and 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 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of more than 520 per day.
Our adoption and homing centres care for thousands of cats each year until they are able to find a loving new home. In 2019, 41,000 cats were rehomed and 2,500 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.
Responsibilities of our Rehoming and Welfare Assistant:
As a Rehoming and Welfare Assistant, you will work to meet Cats Protections’ aims and values by providing first class care for the cats in our centres. You will be responsible for cleaning the sleeping quarters, feeding cats and taking care of specific individual needs. You will respond to enquiries from the general public, advise and educate potential new owners in the care and welfare of their cats.
What we’re looking for in our Rehoming and Welfare Assistant:
a full, manual driving license is essential
an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills
a strong, flexible team player
lots of energy teamed with a positive upbeat attitude
experience working with or handling cats is desirable
What we can offer you:
salary of up to £9,581.61 per annum plus excellent benefits
generous annual leave entitlement
contribution pension scheme
life assurance scheme
range of health benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Join us as our Rehoming and Welfare Assistant and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.
Closing date: 23 June 2021
Virtual interview date: 01 July 2021
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