The Scottish SPCA, Scotland’s animal welfare charity, is currently recruiting a Seasonal Weekend Animal Rescue Officer to be based in Edinburgh and covering the surrounding areas. This is a fixed term position starting w/c 20th March 2023 for a period of 6 months.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the thousands of abused, abandoned and injured animals rescued by the Scottish SPCA each year.

The successful applicants will have practical experience of working with animals, a keen interest in animal welfare and excellent customer care skills. In addition, a good geographical knowledge of the area or the ability to attain this quickly is essential. Candidates must also have a full UK manual driving licence.

These positions will be working alternate weekends, 15 hours per fortnight within a group rota (7.5 hours per week pro rata) between the hours of 7.30am and 11pm. There will be a requirement to cover for the other Weekend Animal Rescue Officer and to occasionally work additional hours to cover for sickness and holidays.

Please note that this position is subject to a Standard Disclosure Scotland check.

For further information relating to this position, please click on the job description.

CVs and covering letters will not be accepted.

Please note that applicants who do not meet the above criteria or provide the required information will not be considered.

Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Scottish Charity No SC 006467

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