Bridgend, Bridgend, United Kingdom (On-site)
£15000.00-£25000.00 per year
Job description

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to customer service to join us as a Receptionist at our thriving Bridgend 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 £19,718.96 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 2020, despite all of the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 345 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.

Responsibilities of our Receptionist:

As a Receptionist, you will provide information and assistance to the general public, volunteers and other stakeholders over the telephone, through face to face communication and via email, as well as providing administrative support to the Centre.  Please note this role does not include hands on cat care.

What we’re looking for in our Receptionist:

  • Previous receptionist experience, on a busy desk
  • A confident communicator with excellent organisational skills.
  • A strong, flexible team player
  • Lots of energy teamed with a positive upbeat attitude.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £19,718.96 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 Receptionist 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: 29 May 2022

Virtual interview date: 08 & 09 June 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: 20 May 2022
Closed date: 08 August 2022 at 11:16
Job ref: OS234
Tags: Admin, Operations