Canterbury, Kent
Competitive + benefits 00
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an experienced admin manager with an understanding and passion for dog welfare and commitment to excellent customer service to join our team as Assistant Manager Admin at our Rehoming Centre.

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 14,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.

Our rehoming centres house thousands of dogs each year until they are able to find a loving new home and the success of our centres wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated team of staff and volunteers; there is a real family-community within each of our centres. Come rain or shine, our team are out in all weathers to make sure the dogs have the best possible life. Dealing with thousands of visitors each month, our rehoming centres are the face of Dogs Trust and we pride ourselves on our staff providing the very best in customer service.

Working within the Management team, the Assistant Manager Admin has primary responsibility for customer service, the supervision of front of house staff and volunteers, and ensuring administration and records are kept up to date. This is a role which require excellent interpersonal skills and organisation, with extensive customer service skills and the ability to work in a busy fast paced environment. You will also need  be fully conversant with the duties and responsibilities of the other members of the Management team in order to cover for them during periods of absence this will include working with our dogs.

The successful candidate will have significant supervisory experience, excellent knowledge of dog welfare requirements with the ability to identify deteriorating or poor welfare and find ways to rectify the concerns and ideally, experience of caring for animals in a rehoming environment. You'll have strong administrative, communication and customer care skills with a proven ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations, always working in the best interests of our dogs, customers and the organisation.

You will have a full, manual driving licence.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.

More about Dogs Trust
Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has an income of over £90 million. The Trust, which cares for around 15,0... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 October 2021
Closed date: 07 November 2021
Tags: Admin, Management