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The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HK) is one of Asia’s leading animal welfare organisation with seven income generating private veterinary clinics, four adoption centres and two mobile vehicles, making us one of Hong Kong's leading veterinary establishments. In addition we run an array of effective services and programmes that directly help animals on the ground, from our Inspectorate to Adoption facilities to our Cat Colony Care Programme. We are now looking for animal-lover with talents and passion to help promote animal welfare, prevent animal cruelty and promote humane education in Hong Kong. As the longest-standing charitable organisation focusing on animal welfare, SPCA(HK) relies heavily on public donations and members’ support. If you aspire to contribute your skills to help the less fortunate animals to get a chance for a better tomorrow and to build a better society where animals and human can co-exist harmoniously, please send us your resume now.

Manager of Animal Welfare Veterinary Assistant

  • Department: Welfare
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job description:

 

  • To manage the Welfare Department Veterinary Assistant team - being responsible for the rostering, supervision and training and assist with recruitment
  • Supervising the daily work of the Welfare Department including nursing support, animal handling and care
  • Assist the rostered welfare veterinary surgeons (or any other veterinary surgeon as directed) in their duties, following protocols for any duty performed
  • Assist in communicating with the public and the AFCD on questions pertaining to incoming animals, including helping to resolve questions of ownership and owner forfeitures, contacting informers, special adoption cases, and so forth
  • To updating and developing medical as well as operational policies, procedures, and protocols pertaining to cases involving welfare animals
  • Assist in maintaining an open line of communications with the SPCA inspectorate team regarding the progress and timely follow up of prosecution cases
  • Be aware of public relations issues involving the Welfare Department and liaise with AFCD, private Veterinary Surgeons and any other relevant bodies maintaining a good working relationship
  • Provide / assist with animal welfare related training to other SPCA employees, volunteers or third parties as required
  • Maintains a positive and cooperative relationship with all employees
  • Assist in any ad-hoc projects and events when assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a recognised qualification in veterinary nursing, or substantial experience in work related to animal shelters, veterinary or other animal industry
  • Proven leadership and management capabilities, with a deep passion for animal welfare
  • A desire to coach and mentor team members to be the best they can be
  • Good command of both spoken and written English & Chinese
  • Ability to provide conflict resolution and problem solve
  • Be able to take shift duty on public holidays and weekends
  • Five-day work week; Working hour: 8:45am – 6:00pm;
  • Genuine interest in the welfare of all animals
  • Immediate availability is preferred

 

All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purpose. Please submit your full resume to the Human Resources Manager, SPCA (HK), 5 Wan Shing Street, Wanchai, HK or Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Interested parties are invited to visit our website www.spca.org.hk for more information about us.