28th February 2015   enquiries@happy-landings.org.uk 
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We have a new opportunity for a full time Kennel Supervisor here at our Rescue and Boarding Shelter

You will need relevant animal care qualification combined with experience in caring for animals in a rehoming environment.
Supervisory experience is essential.
Full driving licence required.

Responsible to the Animal Manager, undertaking the day to day running of the kennels.
Working as part of a team to ensure the mental and physical wellbeing of both rescue and boarding dogs. Supervision and training of animal welfare staff and volunteers.
This role rquires excellent communication and organisational skills. The ability to work under pressure. Caring motivational leadership.

Full job description on request.

Please send a covering letter detailing relevant experience with full CV to: Lyn Southway. Happy Landings, Pye Hill, Pylle, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6TG or via email:
enquiries@happy-landings.org.uk

Closing date for applications - Friday 20th March 2015
Short listed applicants will be required to attend interview week commencing 23rd March.

 

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Happy Landings is first and foremost an animal shelter. We have a council licensed boarding facility for dogs and cats which helps to pay for the welfare work.

The boarding section is very much in demand and spaces are booked very early. We no longer board rabbits, guinea pigs etc.

The charity owns the 5 acre site, and is a mixed animal shelter, taking in all types of animals. We are unable to take exotics.

The centre can take approximately 300 domestic and farm animals, and we re-home about 300 animals a year plus several hundred ex battery hens. The team of staff and volunteers offer shelter and hope.

Happy Landings works with Dog wardens, Vets, Police, Social Services and other shelters. We are full at all times and have to work on a waiting list system with the demand for rescue spaces being very high.

Many animals have to be nursed back to health and more have to be re-habilitated before carefully chosen, loving homes are found. We pride ourselves on our match-making ability and it is rare that an animal has to be returned to us.

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A selection of animals needing re-homing
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