We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join us as a Senior Rehoming and Welfare Assistant at our thriving Tyneside site. You will join us on a full time basis, working 35 hours per week to include weekends. In return, as our Senior Rehoming and Welfare Assistant you will receive a competitive salary of up to £21,820.87 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.
Responsibilities of our Senior Rehoming and Welfare Assistant:
As a Senior 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 supporting the Centre and Deputy Manager in the day to day running of the Centre. You’ll provide support and supervision to employees and volunteers to meet day to day operational requirements and maintain cat care standards, as well as present a professional and friendly image with customers and visitors.
What we’re looking for in our Senior Rehoming and Welfare Assistant:
a full, manual driving license is essential
proven experience of working in animal care
an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills
a strong, flexible team player
friendly and approachable with a positive upbeat attitude
team leader or supervisory experience is essential
What we can offer you:
salary of up to £21,820.87 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 Senior 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. Please note applications that are received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 22 May 2022
Virtual interview date: w/c 30 May 2022
Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.