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Due to ongoing development at the ISPCA, we are seeking to recruit for an Animal Care Assistant our our National Animal Centre, Derryglogher, Keenagh, Co. Longford.

Animal Care Assistant (full-time)

Essential skills:

  • Experience caring for and rehabilitating sick, injured and traumatised animals.
  • Excellent animal handling experience with canines, felines, small mammals and equines required.
  • Animal behaviour, evaluation and assessment skills desirable.
  • Experience working with wildlife an advantage.
  • Good basic level of education, ideally a third level qualification in a related discipline.
  • Keen interest in animal welfare and experience working within the sector.
  • Must be proactive, flexible and willing to work on a seven day rostered system.
  • Excellent Interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills working with members of the public necessary.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Full clean driving licence required to drive a manual vehicle plus a licence to tow a horsebox.

Candidates should apply by emailing a current CV with a covering letter in confidence to recruitment@ispca.ie

A job description is available for download here.

Please outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the person specification for this role in your cover letter quoting reference number: NAC1022

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 12th October 2022

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We are also recruiting for a part-time Animal Care Assistant at our Donegal Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC), Barrack, Ballyare, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal as follows:

Animal Care Assistant (part-time)

Essential skills:

  • Experience caring for and rehabilitating sick, injured and traumatised animals
  • Excellent animal handling experience with equines, canines, felines, small mammals required
  • Experience working with wildlife an advantage.
  • Good basic level of education, ideally a third level qualification in a related discipline.
  • Experience working within an animal welfare environment and a keen interest in animal welfare.
  • Must be proactive, flexible and willing to work as part of a team based on a seven day rostered system.
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and computer skills required.
  • Good customer service skills and experience working with members of the public necessary.
  • Full clean driving licence to drive a manual vehicle required and licence to tow a horsebox desirable.

Candidates should apply by emailing a current CV with a covering letter in confidence to recruitment@ispca.ie

A job description is available for download here.

Please outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the person specification for this role. Please quote reference number: DLPT1022. 

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 12th October 2022.

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We are recruiting for a Registered Vet Nurse and Supervisor at our National Animal Centre, Derryglogher, Keenagh, Co. Longford:

Veterinary Nurse and Supervisor (full-time)

Essential skills:

  • Veterinary nursing degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in practice required.
  • Experience caring for and rehabilitating sick, injured and traumatised animals.
  • Excellent animal handling experience with canines, felines, small mammals and wildlife.
  • Keen interest in animal welfare and experience working within the sector.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a similar role required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to multitask with high attention to detail necessary.
  • Canine behaviour, evaluation and assessment skills desirable.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, as part of a team and on own initiative necessary.
  • Must be proactive, flexible and available to work on a seven day rostered system.
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience working with members of the public.
  • Full clean driving licence to drive a manual vehicle and licence to tow a trailer desirable.

Candidates should apply by emailing a current CV with a covering letter in confidence to recruitment@ispca.ie. Please outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the person specification for this role quoting reference:  RVN1022. A job description is available for download here.

The closing date for job applications is 9am Friday 14th October 2022.

 

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