Animal Warden

Town Hall, CV11 5AA
£25,991 - £27,041 Per annum
12 Apr 2021
03 May 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a an Animal Warden.

The Animal warden will be responsible for enforcement of dog control legislation, handling and caring for stray dogs and animal welfare licensing work. They must be a strong communicator with some experience of conflict resolution with members of the public.

This is a great opportunity to join our friendly hardworking team. You will have a wide ranging role with a varied work load including dealing with stray dogs, enforcement duties relating to dog control, the issuing of fixed penalty notices and carrying out animal welfare licencing inspections.

The role involves a significant amount of time out on site carrying out inspections, patrols and responding to service requests. Therefore the ability to work on your initiative with limited on site supervision is an important part of the role.

To be successful in this role, you will have Some prior experience relevant to the role in dog handling and animal welfare. A qualification in or working towards an OFQUAL level 3 qualification (including the animal licensing element ) will be required for the role.

Must have excellent written and communication skills and the successful candidate will also be required to drive a Council owned dog van so a full licence will be required.

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme and generous holiday allowance.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Tracey Davis at

Supporting documents
Animal Warden JD PS and Profile April 2021.docx
Values - one page overview.docx

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