Registered Charity 225575

Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch

Animal Centre Manager Vacancy

Animal Centre Manager

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join our team as Animal Centre Manager at our Animal Centre in Halifax.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch is an independent branch of the RSPCA. Our Animal Centre cares for, rehabilitates and rehomes hundreds of cats, dogs and small animals each year. We pride ourselves on our employees providing the very best in animal welfare and customer service. The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District never put a healthy animal to sleep.

We are looking for an individual who can lead our animal centre, sharing our values of placing animal welfare first, valuing and respecting our volunteers, supporters and staff, providing the highest quality of service and being open and honest. As Animal Centre Manager you will be tasked with managing our centre in line with the charity’s objectives and strategy. You will ensure the welfare of all the animals in our care and make sure that all administrative and maintenance procedures are completed to a high standard.

The successful candidate will be a team leader or someone with previous management experience within an animal welfare environment. You will have knowledge of the prevention and control of infectious diseases in cats, dogs and small animals; be driven, positive and enthusiastic, have plenty of initiative and the ability to thrive under pressure. Great communication, organisation and interpersonal skills will be key. A flexible approach to working hours, including the ability to work weekends will be required.

Salary circa £24,500 - £28,000 dependant on experience, qualifications and training. Please review the Job Description and Person Specification carefully before applying.

To apply for this position all applicants must complete and submit the following 3 documents to russellkebble@rspcahalifaxhuddersfieldbradford.org.uk

1. A completed application form.

2. A detailed CV.

3. A covering letter detailing your interest and skills that will lead to your success in the role.

Closing date for applications is the 31st of January.

Interviews will take place between the 17th and 28th of February

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