Important: Our cattery is currently under quarantine. However we have resumed adoption of current cats.

National Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999


Animal Care Assistant

Closing date: 7th February 2020

Interview date: 13th February 2020

Salary: Meets National Minimum Wage

Hours: 37.5

An opportunity is available for the right candidate, to work at the York and District RSPCA as an Animal Care Assistant. The duties include providing all aspects of care for the animals at the Centre; including feeding, cleaning and keeping the animal’s quarters in good order. You will also need to establish good customer relations and maintain the administration procedures in place.

Being able to work as part of a team is essential.
Previous relevant experience is desirable but not always necessary as full training will be given.

The position is a full time post working 8am to 4.30pm 5 days a week. This post includes some weekend work.

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About Us

We are primarily self-funding and the money we spend in York is raised in York and Harrogate and surrounding areas. Income is also generated by our charity shops in Goodramgate, York, Acomb and Selby.

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RSPCA York, Harrogate & District Branch

RSPCA York Animal Home
Landing Lane, YORK
YO26 4RH

Telephone: 01904 654949Our reception area is only fully manned during our opening hours, as our staff are attending to animal welfare the rest of the time.


Opening times:
Monday - Wednesday, Friday - Sunday 11:00 - 15:00Please note that the York Animal Home is closed all day Thursday. The York Animal Home is also closed on the first Thursday of every month for staff training.

RSPCA York ShopRSPCA YorkCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
5B, Goodramgate, York
Telephone: 01904 466140

RSPCA Acomb ShopRSPCA AcombCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
43 York Road, Acomb
Telephone: 01904 788616

RSPCA Selby ShopRSPCA SelbyCharity ShopGBPMonday to Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
3 New Lane, Selby
Telephone: 01757 707100

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