Animal Welfare Assistant, Manchester, part time

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Job Ref
220111 AWA Manchester p/t
Location:
Greater Manchester
Function
Animal Welfare
Salary
£15,910 - £19,460 per annum pro rata
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
21

More details

Animal Welfare Assistant, Greater Manchester rehoming advice and behaviour unit
Permanent, part time

What is the role?

We are currently recruiting for a standby 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 and advice unit.

This is a permanent part time role working 21 hours per week on a locally agreed rota including weekends and public holidays.

Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.

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 apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.

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

Salary: £15,910 to £19,460 per annum pro rata
Grade: 5.1
Closing Date: 28 January 2022

interviews will be held on 8th and 9th February 2022

The recruitment process will be a competency-based interview as well as a practical pet handling exercise.

Blue Cross holds inclusion as a core organisational value. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified, experienced and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. We actively embrace our differences and know that it is our differences that make us unique. You are very welcome at Blue Cross, without the need to hide any part of who you are.