27th Dec 2019

Dog Carer - Full Time

Dog Carer

Contribute to our aim of providing quality care for rescued and abandoned dogs and finding them suitable homes.

Help maintain and increase the support for SDR’s activities with the general public, potential donors, other animal welfare organisations and other stakeholders.

Help implement initiatives as directed by management or the Board of Trustees.

Act as an integral part of the SDR team of staff, management, Trustees, members and volunteers.

Hours of work are from 8.00am to 5.00pm including weekends and Bank Holidays on a 2 week rolling rota. All applicants will be required to provide 24 hour cover, also on a rota basis. Overnight accommodation is provided for this. 


Knowledge and Experience

Understanding of animal care and behaviour

Previous experience of kennel work would be an advantage


Skills and Abilities

Ability to demonstrate aptitude for dog handling

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to work unsupervised or as part of a team

A clean and full manual driving licence is essential



As a charity, in order to contain costs, we are unable to acknowledge individual applications

Deadline for applications 4pm 31st March 2020 

If you DO NOT hear from us with 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful 

Due to the large volume of applications that these positions receive, we are unable to answer any individual queries into why any application was unsuccessful.

Previous applicants need not apply


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