Career Opportunities

Be A Part Of Our Team

St Giles Animal Centre provides a range of services for your pets to keep them healthy, happy and safe. All our staff are trained in relevant competencies to ensure your pet receives the very best of care.  Our onsite Veterinary Clinic means that, during their stay, they have health support 24/7. Because we care, your pets will feel their stay with St Giles Animal Centre is a home-from-home. With a beautiful enrichment area, plenty of walks, cuddles and playtime, your dog or cat will feel truly spoilt. Please find below all our vacancies available at St Giles Animal Centre.

If you are interested in any of the below, please email your CV and cover letter to using the job title in the subject heading.


Animal Care Assistant


– Day to day care of animals on site including dogs, cats, small animals & exotics, cleaning of accommodation, grooming, feeding, exercise, and administering medication if required.

– Ensuring animal welfare needs are met on a daily basis

– Ensuring animals receive appropriate enrichment for their specific needs.

– Exercising dogs via walking & use of outside exercise areas.

– Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness & hygiene on site, to the animal accommodation, food preparation, laundry, store areas, staff & volunteer facilities and ensure buildings/exercise areas are always secure.

– Carrying out health checks on animals and reporting any concerns & feedback to the management team.

– Assisting with Behaviour Plans by observing behavioural changes & recording & reporting to the Senior animal handler.

– Assisting with carrying out on-going assessments for animals at the Centre under the direction of the senior animal handler & management team.

– Working alongside, supporting, and guiding Volunteers and Work Experience students

– Keeping animal records accurate in files & systems.

– Working to Centre protocols to maintain high standards of presentation throughout the centre.

– Being responsible for their own health and safety.

– To undertake any other duties required by the Management team


  • Minimum Level 2 qualification in animal or other related qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience in the animal care industry
  • Excellent applied knowledge of canine/ feline behaviour
  • Excellent customer service skills

Shift pattern

  • 38 hours per week. Rotational basis to be discussed at interview
  • Including weekends/Bank holidays on rotation


  • On-site parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual leave scheme
  • Employee discount

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £11.50-£12.30 per hour


  • Additional leave
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift

Work Location: In person


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