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Job listings and details about being part of our team

Here are our current job vacancies. Our dedicated staff work closely together to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome over 1,000 animals every year – take this opportunity to be part of our team.

All roles come with set benefits (see Why work for us, below) as well as those in the job description.

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Relief Assistant Shop Manager (zero hours)

There are promising prospects for growth and personal development within our charity, especially as we are entering a phase of rapid expansion. This role offers a gateway to an exciting career in the heart of our community, whether you're considering a career change or aiming to gain valuable experience.


About us

Bath Cats and Dogs Home is a busy rehoming centre, taking in around 800 pets every year. When you choose a career with us, you'll witness firsthand the remarkable impact you can have on an animal's life every day.


The role

You’ll be supporting the Shop Manager in running the shop successfully when support is needed across our retail portfolio.
•    Maintaining a high standard of shop presentation using creative visual merchandising.
•    Ensuring that donations are sorted, prepared and priced in accordance with Bath Cats & Dogs Home Trading procedures.
•    To support the Shop Manager in the motivation and organisation of the shop volunteer team.
•    Maintain a welcoming and helpful environment for both customers and supporters by providing excellent customer service.

About you

We welcome applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and if you don't meet 100% of the criteria but feel you have the skills to excel in this role please apply anyway. We are looking for someone who is:
•    Team focused and collaborative.
•    Good communicator.
•    Task focused and able to prioritise.


The details

Salary: £22,173.60 FTE (£11.37 per hour)
Location: Flexible across our retail portfolio: Bath, Frome, Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon. Reasonable travel expenses paid.
Contract: 0 Hours Contract
Hours: As required and  flexible to future post holders’ requirements

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•    Competitive salary.
•    Ongoing training and development opportunities.
•    The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of animals in need.
•    A dynamic, supportive, and passionate team environment.
•    Staff discount.


To apply

Please complete the application form giving as many details as possible of your skills and experience relating to this role and return to The form works best when you download and open using Adobe Acrobat.

Shop Manager - Bath

NEW! Bath City Shop

Are you ready to lead a dynamic team and make a significant impact on the lives of companion animals in need? Bath Cats and Dogs Home is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Charity Shop Manager to lead our soon to be open vibrant and community-led Bath Shop. If you're passionate about championing animal welfare, promoting sustainable shopping, and driving a circular economy while empowering volunteers, this role is tailor-made for you!


About us

Bath Cats and Dogs Home has been a beacon of hope for our four-legged friends in the Bath and surrounding areas for over 80 years. Our mission is to create a world where every cat and dog can enjoy a loving home. Joining our team means becoming part of a passionate community dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of these animals.


The role

As the Charity Shop Manager at our bustling Moorland Road Shop, you'll be the driving force behind our mission's success. You'll lead a talented team, create vibrant displays, and manage daily operations. Your enthusiasm for sustainable shopping will inspire both customers and volunteers. Physical activity is part of the job, as you'll be hands-on in processing stock and creating impactful shop layouts. This can be a full time or part time position (5 or 4 days per week), depending on the requirements of the future post holder.


Key responsibilities

Fundraising Dynamo: Drive sales and initiatives to raise crucial funds for the care, and medical needs of cats and dogs awaiting their forever homes.

Volunteer & Colleague Empowerment: Lead, train, and motivate volunteers & team members to be exceptional ambassadors of our cause, ensuring a positive and welcoming shop environment.

Community Partnerships Champion: Collaborate with local businesses, organisations, and individuals to strengthen our community ties and promote the well-being of cats and dogs in need.

Sustainable Shopping Advocate: Promote eco-friendly practices, encourage recycling, and foster a circular economy mindset among staff, volunteers, and customers.


What you bring

- A passion for animal welfare and a dedication to Bath Cats and Dogs Home's mission.
- Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to inspire and lead a diverse team of volunteers.
- A creative eye for merchandising and creating window displays.
- Strong communication skills to build and nurture community relationships.
- Enthusiasm for sustainability and the circular economy, with a genuine commitment to eco-friendly practices.


The details

Salary: £23,000 FTE  
Location: Bath city centre
Contract: Permanent contract
Hours of work: 37.5 hours pw, 5 days over 7. 30 hours pw, 4 days over 7 considered. 

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For all benefits, see Why work for us (below)

To apply

Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? To apply, please send your completed application form giving as many details as possible of your skills and experience relating to this role, and return to

The form works best when you download and open using Adobe Acrobat.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th December.
Interviews will be ongoing.

Join us in creating a brighter future for cats and dogs in the Bath and surrounding areas. Your energy and commitment will help us transform lives, one paw at a time!


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