Working For MTAR

AUGUST JOB FOR SCHOOL OR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
28-7-22 We are looking for anyone who is 16 and over who is experienced with being around dogs and wants to have a paid job for the month of August. This is for the whole month so if you have holidays booked please do not apply. This is a 5 day a week paid role and a volunteer day's trial is required. You must be active, busy, able to pick things up easily and happy to work really hard with our dogs. You need to convince us that you would be able to cope in a very busy environment. If you are interested in this role please email Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com.

FULL TIME VETERINARY ASSISTANT
18-7-22 We have an opening for a Veterinary Assistant. This is full time position helping in our vet surgery, but if we have no vet available then you will assist the kennel team. The applicant needs to be able to drive and have their own transport as we are in a rural location. The sccuessful applicant needs to be cheerful, organised, motivated and focused.
Salary is negotiable pertaining to your experience.
Our dogs here deserve the best, so if you can give them the best then apply by sending your CV to Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com along with a detailed email explaining why you would be right for this position.

FULL TIME ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT
18-7-22 We have an immediate opening for a full time Animal Care Assistant. We are looking for an experienced person who has a history of paid employment working at a dog rescue home or in kennels. The applicant needs to be able to drive and have their own transport as we are in a rural location, they need to be cheerful, organised, motivated and focused.

Experience with dog training and dog handling a must.
Salary is negotiable pertaining to your experience.
Our dogs here deserve the best, so if you can give them the best then apply by sending your CV to Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com along with a detailed email explaining why you would be right for this position.

RESCUE KENNEL MANAGER TRAINEE
10-07-22 We have an opening for a Kennel Manager Trainee at the rescue centre in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. This is a full time position working outside with dogs in all weather conditions at a very busy rescue . This position is only available for a very energetic and fit person. You must have management experience and extensive dog knowledge and experience gained from working in kennels or rescue.

This person will help to oversee the welfare of the dogs at the rescue centre and learn to manage the kennel staff of both full time and part timers. They will work together with the office staff, veterinary team and maintenance staff helping in the rehoming of over 2500 dogs a year.
Organizational skills are a must and prior kennel work is required. Rescue work or experience is a real bonus as well as dog first aid or veterinary work. Good communication skills are essential in order to deal with a variety of staff members as well as visitors, volunteers, groups, and the general public looking to adopt dogs.
Any applicant needs to have reliable transport as the rescue is in a rural location without access to public transport. Applicants will also need to have a clean license and be over 25 (for insurance) in order to drive one of the rescue’s long wheel base dog transport vans if needed.
Applicants must be passionate about saving dog's lives - this is not just a job but a vocation.
Salary range £24,960 to £33,280 Annually, will depend on experience and ability.
Onsite accommodation may be available for non smokers only.
Our dogs here deserve the best, so if you can give them the best then apply by sending your CV to Sylvia at swvanatta@gmail.com along with a detailed email explaining why you would be right for this position.
If successful after the initial screening phase, you will need to provide references and will be asked to visit the rescue centre in Wales for an in person meeting and full tour of the rescue. The final phase will include actually staying at the rescue and doing a few days of volunteering to see how we operate and for the team to meet you.

REGULAR VOLUNTEER ROLES
We always have plenty of volunteer roles! Regular volunteer positions are available complete with training. The positions include:

  • Grooming (bathing, cleaning ears, clipping nails, possibly using clippers at later date)
  • Teaching dogs to walk on a harness and lead
  • Helping look after a section of kennels
  • Working in vets scrubbing kits and recovering dogs (full trading given and a vet and assistant also with you)
  • Gardener - looking after our garden of remembrance, hedges and grass lawns
  • Handyman, mending fences kennel panels and whatever else is needed.

These are volunteer positions requiring regular commitments of hours and days. These positions are for over 25 year olds please and open to OAPs.

To give the best care to our dogs your help is very much needed. Please email me at swvanatta@gmail.com if you think you can help.
Thank you
Sylvia

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