Are you passionate about improving the lives of animals?
Would you like to work for one of Irelands leading animal welfare charities?
The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the largest animal charities in the world and the largest equine charity working internationally.
The Sanctuary is home to over 1,800 donkeys rescued from all over Ireland. Since opening our doors in Ireland in 1987 we have reached almost 5,000 donkeys, and we are continually growing and expanding each year.
This exciting and challenging role will oversee and support the management of four farms, ensuring the highest standards of care and welfare are provided for our resident donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies.
You will advise and support the Farm Supervisors to lead their teams and provide effective day to day management of the farms.
Working closely with the Senior Donkey Welfare Adviser and Senior Veterinary Surgeon, you will co-ordinate the intake of animals to the sanctuary and animal movements to The Donkey Sanctuary in the UK as well as supporting and developing our successful rehoming scheme.
Proven management experience is essential together with a relevant qualification in animal care, equine or agriculture. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills.
You will be required to live on the premises and accommodation, which is situated within 70 acres of farmland, in a beautiful rural area, will be provided.
If this sounds like you and you have a genuine empathy for animals and their welfare and have the natural ability to act as ambassador for the charity, then look no further than this exciting opportunity.
This is a full-time, permanent role, starting as soon as possible. Working 39 hours per week, flexibility will be required to meet the demands of the role.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Tuesday 23 February 2016.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.