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Dogs Trust UK Jobs – Community Officer

  • Permanent
  • Remote

Website Dogs Trust

Salary
£26,000 per year + benefits

Location
Home-based flexible across South West Scotland, South West Scotland

Job Type
Permanent

Hours per Week
35

Closing Date
Friday 21 October 2023

We are seeking a passionate individual with a commitment to animal welfare to join our Education Team working within schools and in the community to educate children and families on responsible dog ownership and dog safety.

Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and normally cares for around 14,000 dogs across its network of 21 rehoming centres in the UK and one in Dublin. Dogs Trust has a non-destruction policy and will never put a healthy dog to sleep.

Dogs Trust Education Team have been carrying out workshops in schools and in the community since 2003. Educating the dog owners of the future about responsible dog ownership is an important part of what we do at Dogs Trust. By helping young people learn about the responsibilities and commitment involved in dog ownership, we believe that we can reduce the number of dogs that are mistreated and/or abandoned. Our workshops also incorporate key safety messages that are integral for keeping young people and their families safe when around dogs.

The successful candidate will have a recognised teaching qualification and experience of delivering confidently and passionately to young people. You’ll have plenty of creativity and enthusiasm teamed with a knowledge local dog welfare issues as well a basic understanding of the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust.

A full, manual driving licence is also essential.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.

N.B. Due to the nature of this role and its interaction with children and/or vulnerable adults requirement to carry out financial transactions on behalf of Dogs Trust the successful applicant will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service (or other relevant body) check before employment is confirmed.

At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, either at application or interview stage, please contact us here.



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