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Working at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is a very rewarding career option. We operate a Performance and Development Review System which enables staff to progress in their roles, with opportunities for promotion and salary increases. We encourage personal development and offer a variety of staff training courses. Please read the Day in the life section to gain a better understanding of what's involved.
Unfortunately we do not have the facility to keep applications on file, so please ensure you apply for a specific vacancy only. If you any queries with regards to the vacancies detailed please contact [email protected] or call 020 7627 7887.
- If you apply for a vacancy at Battersea and you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion
- Please note that we reserve the right to close posts early, should we receive a high volume of applications
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Below is our list of current vacancies.
NB: Due to an issue with our recruitment system, the Equal Opportunity Monitoring data requested during the application is visible to recruiting managers. Please be assured that this data will not form part of the selection process and you are under no obligation to answer questions you do not wish to answer. Any data provided or withheld will not affect your application in any way.
We are committed to employment procedures that offer equal opportunities. We aim to avoid unfair discrimination at all stages of the recruitment process and any subsequent employment.
(Please note, if a vacancy that you have seen previously is no longer showing, then it has closed early.)
- Closing date
- Old Windsor
- 30 May 2013
- £13,974 (pro rata for part time role)
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home aims never to turn away a dog or cat that needs our help. We reunite lost dogs and cats with their owners, care for them until we can find them new homes, and educate the public about responsible pet ownership. Every year we take in around 9,000 dogs and cats to our sites in London, Berkshire and Kent. You will assist in caring for Battersea's dogs and cats on our Windsor site - maintaining standards of hygiene, nutrition and welfare as set by the Home. As an Animal Welfare Assistant you'll act in the best interests of the animals in our care and ensure the highest level of welfare is delivered at all times. You'll support and work closely and harmoniously across the whole team – to include colleagues, Seniors, Managers and Senior Management. A self motivated and pro-active person, you will have excellent organisational and communication skills and be a proactive and willing individual. Previous experience or working with animals, preferably dogs and cats and in a rescue environment are desirable. There are two roles available; one is full time and one is part time as follows: Full time – 40 hours per week including weekends and bank holidays Part time – 24 hours per week; every Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Please indicate in your covering letter which role you wish to apply for. To apply for the role, please visit https://selfservice.battersea.org.uk/ and select the role you wish to apply for. On this page you will also find a full job description and person specification available for download.
- Old Windsor
- 13 June 2013
- Starting at £22,459
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home aims never to turn away a dog or cat that needs our help. We reunite lost dogs and cats with their owners, care for them until we can find them new homes, and educate the public about responsible pet ownership. Every year we take in around 9,000 dogs and cats to our sites in London, Berkshire and Kent. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and caring RVN to join our small, friendly team. Based at our superbly equipped clinic in Old Windsor, you will join us in maintaining the high standards of animal care we pride ourselves on. If you are a team player with a passion for your job, we would love to hear from you. You will work 40 hpw, 8am – 5pm, no evenings or night duties, on a rota basis to include some weekends and bank holidays. CPD fully funded and encouraged. To apply for the role, please visit https://selfservice.battersea.org.uk/ and select the role you wish to apply for. On this page you will also find a full job description and person specification available for download.