£26,542.93 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join our team on a 12 month fixed term contract as a Regional Cat Welfare Advisor covering defined geographical regions across East Anglia, North London and Home Counties. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £26,542.93 per 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 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of more than 520 per day.

Cats and their welfare are at the heart of everything we do. Our volunteer-run branches are central to Cats Protection’s success and have evolved with the charity, accomplishing amazing work to improve the lives of cats for over 90 years. Our branches and centres care for thousands of cats each year until they are able to find a loving new home. In 2019, 41,000 cats were rehomed and 2,500 more reunited with their owners. This success would not be possible without our dedicated team of volunteers and employees.

Responsibilities of our Regional Cat Welfare Advisor:

As a Regional Cat Welfare Advisor you will support our volunteer fosterers by undertaking welfare assessments, maintaining accurate records and helping branches understand and adhere to our cat welfare policies. In addition, the role will contribute to local action plans; build successful and supportive working relationships with volunteers; provide assistance with the selection, induction, training and on-going support of volunteer Welfare Team Leaders and Fosterers and work with other Cats Protection teams, including field vets; Veterinary and Learning and Development, to assist in delivering initiatives that promote good cat welfare and share best practice.

What we’re looking for in our Regional Cat Welfare Advisor:

  • Proven experience of working in the animal welfare sector
  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Experience of working in an environment where compliance against an agreed set of standards is necessary
  • An aptitude for working with processes and system
  • The ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders
  • A full UK driving licence

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £26,542.93 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 Regional Cat Welfare Advisor 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.

Closing date: 03 May 2021

Virtual interview date: 18 and 19 May 2021

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Refreshed on: 26 April 2021
Closed date: 03 May 2021
Job ref: OS49
Tags: Operations

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