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Animal Sanctuary Manger

Job description

A fantastic animal rescue centre are looking for a Animal Sanctuary Manager based in Sidehead, Bishop Auckland.

Salary: £30,000 + small company van

Location: On-site with the potential to work from home 1 day a week

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the animal care staff

  • Assisting the Animal Care Supervisor as needed

  • Undertaking animal care and cleaning duties as needed, including worming, flea treatment and vaccination schedules

  • Setting the staff rota for the rescue

  • Assisting the Head of Animal Care in managing all paperwork relating to animal care and adoptions, including registering microchips, answering emails, and social media queries

  • Assisting the Head of Animal Care in carrying out home checks and vet visits

  • Ensuring all policies, including the vegan policy, are adhered to by all staff

  • Ensuring the site is kept tidy 


  • Casual dress

  • Company car

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Free parking

  • On-site parking 

If you possess good management skills, are vegan and passionate about animal welfare, and are willing to travel to the fairly remote location a minimum of 4 days a week, please do get in touch for more information.  Animal care skills desirable but not essential.

Please note, CVs are being reviewed on a rolling basis and only successful applicants will be contacted with more information.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.