Now Recruiting: Animal Carer Needed

UKme

Hello, we are recruiting now.

Animal Carer

Permanent

Newmarket

This role requires flexibility during our busy season is key with regards to hours and days worked.

Dedicated to providing a high-quality private concierge service to our exclusive clients. UKME ensures that the properties, we maintain are presented to the highest standard possible.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge, wants to join a fast paced and high performing team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.

We are looking for a Animal Carer to undertake the following duties on a day-to-day basis:

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Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all animals, including dogs, cats, reptiles and rabbits etc. are fed regularly and appropriate (correct food, quantities and times).
  • Ensure a high level of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in all indoor and outdoor cages and habitats.
  • Ensure all food and water bowls, blankets and beds are washed and cleaned regularly and effectively.
  • Ensure all animals, in particular the dogs, are exercised and played with regularly and appropriately.
  • Bathe, brush and groom all animals on a regular basis to ensure they are clean and presentable at all times.
  • Check all animals for injury or sickness on a regular basis.
  • Take any ill animals to a veterinarian in a timely manner.
  • Administer any medicines or treatments to ill animals accurately according to veterinarian instructions.
  • Keep an adequate supply of animal related items. Ensure stock is stored adequately and that stock levels are maintained regularly. Establish relationships and liaise with local pet shops and suppliers.
  • Supervise and work effectively with the Assistant Animal Carer to ensure a high level of service is delivered to the client at all times.
  • Communicate regularly with the Housekeeping Supervisor/Manager, advising them of relevant information in a timely manner.
  • Ensure a professional approach is always delivered with particular emphasis on maintaining confidentiality.
  • Liaise regularly with colleagues, supervisors and managers to ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered to the client at all times.
  • Provide a highly customer focused service to the company and client at all times.
  • Provide cover for colleagues during periods of absence.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures, particularly in regard to health and safety.
  • Any other duties as and when required.

Knowledge/Experience/Skills/Abilities?

  • Previous professional experience working with and caring for animals.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience.
  • Relevant animal care qualification.
  • Full, valid UK drivers licence.

Personal Attributes

  • Highly conscientious
  • Strong time management, organisation and planning skills
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills across all levels
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to use their initiative
  • Highly flexible and adaptable
  • Can work under pressure with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Highly professional and presentable
  • Able to work well in a team and unsupervised
  • Extremely confidential and discreet
  • Can follow instructions in a cooperative and accurate manner

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