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Cattery Assistant

Posted for RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Northants Branch

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Key activities

  • To prepare and provide food and water for the animals, following instructions.
  • To clean, disinfect and maintain to a standard of cleanliness of the animal accommodations as required.
  • Attend to the exercise and coat care/grooming needs of the animals.
  • Follow health and safety procedures and ensure that they are observed in all aspects of work.
  • Liaise with colleagues in the centre.
  • Assist with animals viewings and adoptions as required.

Times & preferred duration of commitment

9am – 11am and 10.45am – 2pm.

Skills

What are they looking for?

Experience / skills / knowledge / personal qualities required

Some experience with animals would be useful. Volunteers will need to be able to work alone and carry out bending and other physical tasks. Be able to work with hay/ fur/ feathered animals. You will need to be able to work alone but with support. Volunteers must be 18 years old or over.

Practical Considerations

A great opportunity for anyone who loves cats and has transport to get to the cattery in Brixworth. 

ANIMAL VIEWING HOURS Hope Cattery 

  • Monday 11:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Tuesday 11:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Wednesday Closed 
  • Thursday 11:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Friday 11:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Saturday 11:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Sunday 11:00am - 2:00pm


Details

  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 08/03/2021

End Date: 08/03/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible to suit

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Wildlife and Animals

Activities

  • General Helping
  • Practical Skills

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