Friday , January 27 2023

Dogs Trust Jobs – Home from Home Coordinator

Website Dogs Trust

Job Description:

To recruit, induct and retain volunteer foster carers. To ensure animal care is provided to Dogs Trust standards and work with rehoming centre colleagues to find permanent homes for fostered dogs.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Media Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator to promote the scheme to recruit volunteers.
  • Interview and select suitable volunteers, performing home visits to check on suitability of environment.
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure that volunteering standards are adhered to.
  • In conjunction with the centre’s behaviour and veterinary teams, identify dogs suitable for a foster placement.
  • Transport dogs to start fostering placement, for veterinary appointments and to meet potential adopters.
  • Check on a dog’s progress, carrying out keep in touch phone calls and home visits.
  • Work with the Media Assistant to promote dogs available for rehoming on foster placement.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of handling and rehoming dogs in a working environment
  • Experience of working with volunteers including, recruitment, selection and providing feedback
  • A positive and proactive attitude and willingness to work with members of the public, staff and volunteers.
  • Hard working, enthusiastic and a team player.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written).
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Able to work on own initiative, with minimum supervision, and have good judgement to escalate issues or seek guidance as appropriate.
  • A good understanding of the importance of great customer service, ideally with experience of providing excellent customer care
  • Administrative skills, including use of MS Office and computerised systems
  • Commitments to the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust
  • Ability to travel, including staying away from home on occasion, for training, meetings and conferences.
  • Full, clean manual UK driving licence and confident driving a variety of vehicles, including automatics

Job Details:

Company: Dogs Trust

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Merseyside, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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