Animal Welfare Officer
£25,137 - £26,520 pa pro rata
1 part time post 18 hours
Newham’s Animal Welfare team is very busy dealing with impounding stray dogs, kennelling duties, licensing of animal related businesses, providing specialist support to other teams on animal related issues and giving advice to the public. The team also has a prominent enforcement role that involves investigating cases of prohibited or dangerous dogs.
As the team handles animals on a daily basis the applicants must have the knowledge and experience to handle large or aggressive dogs. In addition applicants must be able to deal with the public with tact and confidence in potentially difficult situations.
The team delivers a service 7 days a week so the applicant must be willing to be participate in weekend, bank holiday and evening working, when required.
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Closing date 30.4.21
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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