Harrow, Harrow, Greater London, United Kingdom (On-site)
Up to £33,884.72 annum plus excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join our team as Centre Manager at our thriving Harrow site. You will join us working 35 hours per week to include weekends and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £33,884.72 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 2021, we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 375 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.

We are looking for someone who shares our values of placing cats and their welfare first, never putting a healthy cat to sleep, valuing and respecting our volunteers, supporters and employees, providing the highest quality of service and being open and honest.

Responsibilities of our Centre Manager:

As Centre Manager you will ensure the welfare of all cats in our care and ensure that all administrative and maintenance procedures are completed to a high standard that is in keeping with our vision. Involved in all aspects of the running of the centre, you will ensure the site is staffed effectively, the cats are looked after properly and all policies and procedures are followed and adhered to. A flexible approach to working hours including the ability to work weekends will be required.

What we’re looking for in our Centre Manager:

  • Supervisor/team leader experience, ideally within an animal welfare environment or organisation
  • A confident communicator with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the prevention and control of infectious diseases in cats
  • A driven, positive and enthusiastic individual with plenty of initiative and the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Experience of managing a diverse team with an adaptable management style
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • A full UK driving licence

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £33,884.72 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • contribution pension scheme
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • and more

Join us as our Centre Manager 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: 30 June 2022

Virtual interview date: w/c 11 July 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.

More about Cats Protection

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Refreshed on: 23 June 2022
Closed date: 30 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: OS263
Tags: Senior Management, Management