London borough of Lewisham is looking for an Animal Welfare Officer reporting into the Strategic Waste and Environment Management team
Main Purpose of the job is to act as an authorised officer for statutory Animal Welfare functions and related activities, and to develop and deliver a range of service improvement initiatives and educational programmes to promote responsible animal ownership.
This post is temporary covering maternity leave for up to 1 year.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for candidates with:
• Extensive knowledge of the legal framework surrounding the provisions of Animal Welfare related services.
• Good knowledge of enforcement practices and procedures
• Excellent knowledge of animal husbandry and care.
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£34,299 - £35,772 pa (PO1)
For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Bryan via email Michael.Bryan@lewisham.gov.uk or call 02083142101
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
For a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please follow this link https://lewisham.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=CUS-18-039&lang=en
Sunday 16 September 2018, 11;59pm
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.