Borders Pet Rescue
Borders Pet Rescue

Charity registered in Scotland SC001583

We have been dedicated to the rescue and re-homing of domestic pets in the Scottish Borders since 1988. Our mission is twofold: to find suitable loving homes for abandoned and unwanted pets and to promote responsible pet ownership through education and training. We are a registered Scottish charity and rely entirely on your generosity to support our work.

Current vacancies

Charity Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Based in Earlston with some travelling to Duns, Kelso, Hawick and Galashiels. Claimable expenses.
  • Closing 10th October 2022

Borders Pet Rescue is a long-established animal welfare charity that cares for animals in need and finds them suitable loving new homes. We also work to encourage responsible pet ownership. Since becoming a registered charity 33 years ago we have re-homed thousands of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hedgehogs and exotics throughout the Scottish Borders and beyond.

The Charity Manager will have the passion, drive and ability to support and develop our charity, having overall responsibility to manage the charity on behalf of the BPR Trustees and ensure that the 4 charity shops and Animal Rescue Centre work together.

The successful application will be supported by Trustees to implement our strategic plan, and play the lead role in communicating with and managing staff to ensure we work towards achieving our six objectives;

- Animal welfare

- Financially viability

- A successful retail offering

- Management of staff and volunteers

- Marketing, IT and communications

- Estates and facilities.

This is a new role which is likely to evolve and may include other duties as required by the Board of Trustees, not yet specified below.

Required: Full UK driving license

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HR Administrator (p/t)

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Based in Earlston with some travelling to Duns, Kelso, Hawick and Galashiels. Claimable expenses.
  • Closing 17th October 2022

Borders Pet Rescue is a small but vital animal welfare charity in the Scottish Borders that cares for animals in need and finds them suitable loving new homes. We also work to encourage responsible pet ownership.

Our Rescue Centre at Craigsford, Earlston is run by staff and 30 volunteers. The charity also has 4 shops in Galashiels, Kelso, Hawick and Duns, which are run by dedicated teams of staff and volunteers. These shops are the main source of regular income for the charity. Demand for our services has never been higher with an increasing number of animals coming into our care. Our charity has, therefore, embarked upon a period of growth and development and this new post has been created to support the development of our charity.

Reporting to the Charity Manager, an experienced, well-motivated and organised HR Administrator is now sought to provide effective and efficient business support for a range of BPR activities covering HR, administration and governance.

This is a new role which is likely to evolve and may include other duties as required by the Board of Trustees, not yet specified below.

Required: Full UK driving license

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Business Administrator (p/t)

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Based in Earlston with some travelling to Duns, Kelso, Hawick and Galashiels. Claimable expenses.
  • Closing 17th October 2022

Borders Pet Rescue is a small but vital animal welfare charity in the Scottish Borders. Our Rescue Centre at Craigsford, Earlston is run by staff and 30 volunteers. The charity also has 4 shops in Galashiels, Kelso, Hawick and Duns, which are run by dedicated teams of staff and volunteers. These shops are the main source of regular income for the charity. Demand for our services has never been higher with an increasing number of animals coming into our care. Our charity has, therefore, embarked upon a period of growth and development and this new post has been created to support the development of the charity.

Reporting to the Charity Manager, an experienced, well-motivated and organised Business Administrator is now sought to provide effective and efficient business support for a range of BPR activities covering finance, administration and IT systems.

This is a new role which is likely to evolve and may include other duties as required by the Board of Trustees, not yet specified below.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Business Administration Manager

  • Full time
  • £18,000 – £23,000
  • Initially BPR Rescue Centre, Earlston with possibility of working from home as we work to secure a new office-based setting.
  • Closing 1st November 2021

Borders Pet Rescue is a small but vital animal welfare charity in the Scottish Borders. Our Rescue Centre at Craigsford, Earlston is run by staff and 50 volunteers. The charity also has 4 shops in Galashiels, Kelso, Hawick and Duns, which are run by dedicated teams of staff and volunteers. These shops are the main source of regular income for the charity. Demand for our services has never been higher with an increasing number of animals coming into our care. Our charity has, therefore, embarked upon a period of growth and development and this new post has been created to support the development of our charity.

An experienced, well-motivated and organised Business Administration Manager is now sought to provide effective and efficient business support for a range of BPR activities covering administration, finance systems, governance, HR and, on occasion, reception duties.

Main purpose: To provide business support to the charity and our animal welfare and retail Teams through developing systems, administering, organising, processing information, and supporting colleagues to use systems, as appropriate.

This is a new role which is likely to evolve and may include other duties as required by the Board of Trustees.

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