Community Neutering Assistant

  • Location:
    Bedfordshire
  • Salary:
    £20,841.18
  • Closing date:
    11/05/2021
  • reference:
    20476213

Cats Protection

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, covering the Luton area. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £20,841.18 per annum plus excellent benefits.

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.

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.

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.

Responsibilities of our Community Neutering Assistant:

As a Community Neutering Assistant 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.

What we’re looking for in our Community Neutering Assistant:

the ability to engage with diverse communities at all levels both face to face and via social media
experience of working within communities or social enterprises and supporting relationships with different types of community groups
excellent organisational and communication skills with a positive and flexible approach
passionate about cat welfare, the charity and what we do as well as wanting the very best for cats and kittens across the UK
a full UK driving licence.

What we can offer you:

salary of up to £20,841.18 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 Community Neutering Assistant 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.

Virtual interview date: w/c 24 May 2021

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Cats Protection is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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