Rehoming Service Delivery Partner (Finance & Resources)

Blue Cross for Pets
Greater Manchester
Closing date
29 Jan 2021

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Rehoming Service Delivery Partner (Finance & Resources)
Home Based (or office based, working from one of our rehoming centres)

If you have a background in animal welfare or care and can effectively coach and inspire others, this is an amazing opportunity to make an impact on the operations of one of the nation’s best-known animal charities.

About Us

Blue Cross is one of the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.

A lot has changed since we began caring for animals in 1897, so we’ve developed a strategy in response to the needs of pets in today’s modern world. As part of this, we have designed a brand-new rehoming operating model and organisational structure, which will enable us to continue providing outstanding levels of care and support even more animals in need.

We are now looking for a Rehoming Service Delivery Partner to support our transformation.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Home working options
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company sick pay
  • Life insurance
  • Shopping discounts
  • Home working options

This is a fantastic opportunity to collaborate with a like-minded team of animal welfare advocates to transform the operations of a beloved charity with a rich history.

You’ll be tasked with enhancing our delivery capabilities across rehoming, increasing awareness of the impact of our services or generating sustainable income, making this the ideal role in which to make your mark.

So, if you have been looking for the chance to make a real difference and use your insight to strengthen a passionate team, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

As a Rehoming Service Delivery Partner, you will support and empower our Rehoming Centre Managers to provide an exceptional rehoming service for our pets.

This is an incredibly exciting time to work in the Rehoming Directorate at Blue Cross as we modernise and scale our agile services to meet the future needs of pets and people in a digital world.

In this key role, you will:

  • Coach and manage approximately 5 – 7 Rehoming Centre Managers
  • Build a collaborative partnership with our Finance & Resources Directorate who oversee the charity’s facilities, information services and financial operations
  • Integrate Finance & Resources related changes and improvements across Rehoming Services
  • Oversee the successful delivery of projects

About You

To join us as a Rehoming Service Delivery Partner, you will need:

  • Significant operational leadership experience, gained in an animal welfare or care environment
  • Experience of leading and coaching small and large teams
  • Previous experience of complex, multi-disciplinary stakeholder management, working across multiple disciplines

Other organisations may call this role Business Partner, Rehoming Operations Manager, Animal Welfare Manager, Animal Rehoming Business Partner, Animal Rehoming Operations Manager, or Animal Care Operations Manager.

Closing date: 29th January 2021
Grade: 3.2

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. For more information on this role, please select the apply button to read the full job description.

Suitable candidates will be offered an interview on either the 1st or 5th February 2021 which also provides an opportunity to find out more about the role. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited back to attend an assessment centre on 19th February 2021. Both the first stage interviews and the assessment centre will be carried out virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Webrecruit and Blue Cross are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you are seeking your next challenge as a Rehoming Service Delivery Partner, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 35 hours per week


We help thousands of pets in need every month, providing veterinary care, expert behaviour help and find them loving happy homes, as well as advice and education for current or future pet owners and pet bereavement support. We develop lifelong relationships with pets and owners, providing quality care that is accessible and non-judgemental. With your support we can give back to more pets in need.

Pets change lives. We change theirs.

Our vision is that every pet will enjoy a healthy life in a happy home and we won’t rest until we achieve it. But we really need your help.

We care for around 40,000 pets every year but we know it’s not enough – there are many, many more out there who still desperately need us and we must be there for them.

  • £2 a day could keep a cat warm and safe at one of our centres
  • £20 could fund an unwanted horse’s basic hoof care
  • £136 could provide clinical care for a homeless dog during their stay with us
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