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Weekend Receptionist + holiday/sickness cover

 

£7.00 per hour

 

9-5 Saturday & Sunday 16 hours per week  

 

Based Wambrook, Chard

 

 Ferne Animal Sanctuary has been saving the lives of unwanted and abandoned domestic and farm animals for over 70 years.    The Sanctuary which is open to the public is set in 51 acres of beautiful countryside, including a conservation area, nature trail, picnic areas and restaurant.

 

 The Sanctuary is seeking a confident, self-motivated and enthusiastic Receptionist to join our small friendly team.  Reporting to our Administration Manager you will be responsible for the provision of efficient and accurate administration support and first line reception duties.  As a first point of contact to the public, you will have strong communication skills.

 

 The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent MS Office and IT skills, have experience in the provision of administration support and possess excellent customer service skills. 

 

 Due to the location it is essential you have access to transport.

 

This role will also include holiday & possible sickness cover so flexibility is vital.

 

To apply please download an application form Here.

Please email your completed application form to hr@ferneanimalsanctuary.org  or post to Human Resources, Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3DH.Please be aware CV applications it will not be considered.   Late applications will not be accepted.

 

 Closing Date:  Friday 4th September 2015



 

Charity Shop Manager

 

£15,600 Per annum

 

35 hours per week (Including Saturday working)

 

Based Ilminster, Somerset

 

 Ferne Animal Sanctuary has been saving the lives of unwanted and abandoned domestic and farm animals for over 70 years.    The Sanctuary which is open to the public is set in 51 acres of beautiful countryside, including a conservation area, nature trail, picnic areas and restaurant.

 

 The Sanctuary is seeking to recruit a highly talented Charity Shop Manger with business acumen and a real passion for the retail environment. 

 

 As the Charity Shop Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operations and achievement of sales and profit targets.   You will have the ability to lead and inspire staff and volunteers ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service.  You will act as an ambassador for Ferne Animal Sanctuary building on the excellent brand. 

 

 It is essential you have experience in a retail environment, preferably at a management level.  You will demonstrate energy, flexibility, innovation and strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people.   You will have excellent organisational abilities and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

 

 To apply please download an application form here, job description and person specification here.

 

 Please email your completed application form to william@ferneanimalsanctuary.org  or post to Human Resources, Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3DH.

 

 Please be aware CV applications it will not be considered.   Late applications will not be accepted.

 

 Closing Date: Friday 28th August 2015


Fundraising Manager

£30,000 - £35,000 Per annum

Full Time

Based In Wambrook, Chard, Somerset


The full Job description can be downloaded here.

Please email your completed application form to HR@ferneanimalsanctuary.org  or post to Human Resources, Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3DH.

Closing Date: Friday 4th September 2015



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Ferne Animal Sanctuary has been saving the lives of unwanted and abandoned animals for over 70 years.
Your support will mean this vital work can continue.

Ferne Animal Sanctuary strives to provide care and refuge for unwanted domestic & farm animals. The Sanctuary rehomes dogs & cats within a 30 mile radius of Ferne. Some horses & ponies are available for permanent loan; all other animals remain at the Sanctuary for the rest of their lives. We rely entirely on donations & legacies to continue its work. Some of the animals come to Ferne because they have been neglected or are no longer wanted. Others come to us because of circumstantial changes of their owners. All animals are given the care, attention & TLC they need to enjoy a happy life while they are at Ferne.

Charity Number 245671 | VAT Number 124428433

Postal Address :
Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Chard, Somerset
TA20 3DH

Email :
info@ferneanimalsanctuary.org

Telephone :
01460 65214

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