£50,000 per year
Battersea Dogs And Cats Home
Battersea, London, United Kingdom
The Centre Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of animal intake, welfare, rehoming and aftercare functions in London, in accordance with Battersea’s operating model and working in close collaboration with the Animal Behaviour team. The Centre Manager is to lead on the management, development and oversight of all London Centre Operations staff; motivating and developing them to achieve their full potential and that of their teams.
Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 160 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.
Our Operations Team
This role sits within the Operations Directorate, which is responsible for delivering the highest standards of animal welfare and care for every dog and cat in their journey through Battersea, from reception, to intake, to assessment and then to rehoming.
What we can offer you
Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:
28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£100), optical (£100), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£325) every year
Annual interest-free season ticket loans
Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
As this role works directly with our animals on site, you’ll need to spend the whole of your working time on site. Weekend working is on a rota basis, along with bank holidays.
So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Trustees. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented at Battersea.
Closing date: 18 May 2023
Interview date(s): 25 May 2023
For full details, please download our recruitment pack. To apply, click the button below. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.
Address: 4 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, London, United Kingdom