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Animal Assistant - (Dogs) Waltham Forset

Job Title: Animal Assistant - (Dogs) Waltham Forset
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Waltham Forest
Industry:
Salary: £12.25 - 12.25 per hour
REF: LEF9283742
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email: lilye@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Kennel/Transport Officer – Waltham Forset

Driving Licence Required. 

£12.25 per hour

Contract – Full Time:

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all dogs at the Councils kennelling facility are properly cared for and in good health. This will include the cleansing of the kennels and other areas, provision of suitable food, water, bedding, exercise, veterinary care and sleeping considerations.
  • This will include the transportation of dogs as required.
  • Plan, organise and deliver own work to provide effective support to the Dog Enforcement Team.
  • For the effective and efficient management of all allocated resources in accordance with Best Value principles               
  • Utilise resources efficiently and productively, ensuring best practice.
  • To contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with key partners and service providers,               
  • Maintain working relationships with people at all levels effectively and confidently.
  • Job Specific Accountabilities: (These accountabilities are likely to be service specific linked to the role)
  • Transport dogs using the vehicle To various locations for the provision of veterinary treatment and or delivery to rehoming centres and other locations as required.
  • To ensure that all kennelled dogs are properly cared for and in good health.        
  • This will include the provision of suitable food, water, bedding, exercise, veterinary care and sleeping considerations
  • To notify the Dog Enforcement Team Leader or relevant supervisor if any dogs appear to be sick or injured.
  • To maintain Kennel Facility and equipment in a clean, sanitary, hygienic and tidy condition at all times.   
  • Ensure that kennels are in a safe and secure condition at all times and are thoroughly cleansed.
  • Assist/advise veterinary personnel attending the kennels
  • To ensure compliance with safe working practices in the preparation, use, carriage or disposal of chemical cleaning agents, infected materials.
  • Maintain all equipment, transport and uniform adequately.
  • To maintain clear and accurate records. Undertake necessary administrative duties in respect of dogs received, kennelled, reclaimed and re-housed.

To find out more information please contact Lily at Lilye@4recruitmentservices.com

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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