Animal Shelter Attendant

Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary
18000
Posted
05 Feb 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Entry level

An animal shelter attendant is required for a busy animal centre in Luton. Working under supervision of the registered veterinary team, you will be looking after the day to day care of animals.

As an animal shelter attendant, you will be required to work in the kennels, and on the front desk. You will maintain a hygienic environment for the animals in the shelter.

This is a very important and rewarding role and your responsibilities will be varied, but will include:

  • Feeding, bathing, and grooming
  • Treating animals for minor injuries and illnesses under veterinary supervision
  • Cleaning, inspecting and maintaining animal enclosures and/or habitats
  • Observe and record animal behaviour and assist with research projects
  • Keeping records and carry out office work.

 

Skills: 

  • Good communication skills
  • Secondary education
  • Good written skills
  • Clear communication skills
  • Confident around all domestic animals

Qualities required.

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Patient
  • Confident around animals
  • Clear communication skills
  • Maintains a professional appearance
  • Pleasant manner

 

 

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