Friday , January 27 2023

Dogs Trust Careers – Centre Manager

Website Dogs Trust

Job Description:

Our rehoming centres house thousands of dogs each year until they are able to find a loving new home and the success of our centres wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated team of staff and volunteers; there is a real family-community within each of our centres. Come rain or shine, our team are out in all weathers to make sure the dogs have the best possible life. Dealing with thousands of visitors each month, our rehoming centres are the face of Dogs Trust and we pride ourselves on our staff providing the very best in customer service.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for all aspects of the centre, including state of the art rehabilitation, training and veterinary facilities, the Rehoming Centre Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient daily management of the Rehoming Centre, ensuring excellent standards of dog welfare and customer service and whilst ensuring it operates within Dogs Trust’s codes of practice and Health and Safety guidelines. The Manager will lead, develop and manage a dedicated team of staff to care for and find suitable homes for dogs, working towards the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life free from the threat of unnecessary destruction.

Job Requirements:


To be successful in this role you will need significant experience of managing and supervising staff teamed with a passion for animal welfare and a knowledge of health and safety requirements. Possessing excellent communication and influencing skills you’ll have the ability to handle challenging situations sensitively, always putting our dogs and customers at the heart of everything you do. You will be a team player, professional and sympathetic, and able to find innovative solutions to problems. You’ll also have experience of managing a budget and controlling expenditure within agreed budgetary limits. The Manager shares on-call duties with other members of the management team and needs to have a full, manual driving licence.

Job Details:

Company: Dogs Trust

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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