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SENIOR BEHAVIOUR & WELFARE SPECIALIST
Would you like to join a dynamic and professional team during an exciting time of development? We might have the perfect role for you.
We’re looking for a skilled individual to play a lead role in the development and implementation of the Rehoming Centre’s behaviour management objectives and plans. This is to include the implementation of new training classes on site, extended post-adoption support and progression of the behavioural foundation team, as well as reviewing our current practices to lead improvements.
We are seeking an experienced behaviourist to join our team at Bristol A.R.C. as a Senior Behaviour and Welfare Specialist with proven skills in leadership, training and conducting behaviour consultations. Also providing support to animals in need in the Bristol area; through seminars, training classes and adoption support.
A strong understanding of animal welfare and the ability to handle animals with a range of behavioural problems is key.
This is an exciting time to be part of our organisation at management level.
Full details and information on how to apply are available to download here.
Closing date for applications 23rd March at 12 noon.
Interviews 4th and 5th April.
If you have not heard from us by 28th March you should assume that sadly on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.
ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT X 2
Job title: Animal Care Assistant
Job type: Six Month Fixed Term Contract
Date posted: 06/03/2018
Application closing date: 23/03/18
Location: 50 Albert Road, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XW
Salary: Living wage - salary range between £16,500 - £18,500 per annum depending on experience
Hours per week: 40 hours per week, worked over five days, on a four week rolling rota.The daily work hours are between 8am and 5pm with one hour unpaid lunchbreak between 12- 1pm.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our Animal Care Team
In January 2018 RSPCA Bristol and District Branch re-branded to become Bristol Animal Rescue Centre – Bristol A.R.C. for short after extensive market research which showed that our charity recognition was poor.
Bristol Dogs and Cats Home was founded in 1887 and now forms part of the RSPCA Bristol Branch along with the RSPCA Bristol Clinic. The role of the Rehoming Centre is to provide care for unwanted domestic animals until new homes can be found. We provide care for thousands of animals every year and ensure that their welfare and general needs are met on a daily basis.
The Branch employs upwards of 60 people with 25 of those working directly within the Rehoming Centre. Our Home is staffed 7 days per week and accepts stray animals 24 hours a day.
We face daily challenges with the number of animals we need to care for along with different species and breed specific issues. Being an inner city Home provides its own challenges and due to our convenient location to the City and the fact we hold the Stray Dog Contract for Bristol City Council we do not know what animal/ species/ breed will enter our doors next!
Our staff work as a strong team to ensure that each individual animal is assessed and cared for in the best way possible whilst in a kennel environment and we see their entry to here as a new beginning. The time is taken to ensure we meet the needs of each individual animal.
It is imperative for the animals’ welfare that our team work together, understand what issues animals face in a kennel environment, recognise the welfare needs of all animals in that environment and that our staff are keen to learn.
- Uniform supplied
- Training provided
- TOIL for reasonable overtime
- Statutory pension contribution for eligible employees
- 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays for full time employees.
To apply for this position please use the application form available to download here. Please do not send a CV as this will not be included.
Please also download:
A copy of the Supporting Letter, Job Description and Application Form is also available by request on 0117 9776043, from reception by request at Bristol Animal Rescue Centre, 50 Albert Road, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0XW – or via email, by request, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please return the Application Form in an enveloped marked ‘Confidential’ and for the attention of The Animal Home Manager, Bristol Animal Rescue Centre, 50 Albert Road, St. Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XW, or email to email@example.com.
Application deadline: Applications must be received by 5pm on 23rd March 2018.
Interview date: Interviews are to be held on week starting Monday 9th April 2018.
Start Date: As soon as possible
As a charity we try to minimise recruitment costs; if you have not heard from us within three weeks from the closing date of applications please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.