Thursday , February 22 2024

RSPCA Recruitment – Behaviour and Welfare

Website RSPCA

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Behaviour Welfare Advisor to join the team at RSPCA Blackberry Farm Animal Centre, who are dedicated to finding unwanted, mistreated and abused animals loving permanent homes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing proactive and reactive advice and support on welfare, behaviour and training to RSPCA staff (including Inspectorate), volunteers, potential fosterers, adopters and owners of RSPCA animals
  • Providing pre-adoption meetings and post-adoption telephone or face to face support as required for adopters
  • Assessing behaviour and welfare of RSPCA dogs held at private boarding establishments (PBEs), prioritising those with the greatest needs for transfer to RSPCA animal centres
  • Where required supporting educational programmes as part of the RSPCA’s Generation Kind project
  • Assessing behaviour and welfare of dogs at intake into the RSPCA establishment and throughout their stay by use of agreed criteria
  • Completing detailed and accurate records of each animal
  • Producing, or supervising production of, a behaviour and welfare plan for every dog in the animal centre
  • Cooperating with the RSPCA Regional Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist when a specialised behaviour intervention is required
  • Providing proactive and reactive advice and support on welfare, behaviour and training to RSPCA staff (including Inspectorate), volunteers, potential fosterers, adopters and owners of RSPCA animals

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of the care, husbandry and handling of dogs gained whilst working in the animal care/welfare industry (desirable)
  • Practical experience of the application of theoretical behaviour modification and training principles
  • Experience of working and communicating with the general public
  • Proven ability to lead/supervise a team

Job Details:

Company: RSPCA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Aylesbury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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