Job title: Community Neutering Assistant
Salary: Up to £20,841.18 per annum plus a home workers allowance and branded company van
Location: Home-based covering Nottingham
Job type: Contract
Contract length: 12 months
Hours per week: 35 hours per week
Closing date: 26 November 2020
Virtual interviews: 07 and 09 December 2020
A branded Cats Protection van will be provided due to it being a requirement of the role. The van is an integral part of building good community relations and high visibility in the area you will be working. It’s also used for transporting cats to Centres, local vets, carrying traps, resources for community events etc. A car allowance is not an option due to the reasons mentioned above. You will need to have a full UK driving licence.
Due to the continued growth within Community Neutering, an opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Community Neutering Assistant to join the successful team.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of 520 per day.
Community Neutering makes a real difference to the cats and kittens helping them to lead happier and healthier lives. Our subsidised neutering campaigns provide financial assistance to much loved pets as well as strays and ferals who are not lucky enough to have an owner to care for them. All of our projects have human behaviour change principles embedded within them and this is an important measurement of our work. The Community Neutering Assistant role is incredibly important within our Neutering team and you will be helping us fulfil one of the charity's main objectives.
You will be supporting our Community Neutering Officers to deliver and facilitate our regional neutering projects and initiatives to local communities. You will be making a real difference to the cats and kittens, enabling them to lead happier and healthier lives. You will be assisting with the trapping, neutering and transporting of feral cats, helping recruit and support volunteers, working with stakeholders and facilitating collaboration. All of our projects have human behaviour change principles embedded within them and this is an important measurement of our work.
You will have the ability to engage with diverse communities at all levels both face to face and via social media which is key to this role. Ideally you will have experience of working within communities or social enterprises and supporting relationships with different types of community groups. You will need excellent organisational and communication skills with a positive and flexible approach. Most of all, you will be passionate about cat welfare, the charity and what we do as well as wanting the very best for cats and kittens across the UK.
This position will be home based covering Nottingham. A full UK driving licence is essential for this role.
To apply for this position please click the APPLY ONLINE button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and answer screening questions – including explaining your interest and suitability for the role. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.
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