Staff Vacancies


On-call Animal Rescue Driver/Wildlife Care

Based at PACT Animal Sanctuary

We are looking for two reliable, compassionate individuals who are passionate about Animal/Wildlife rescue and looking to work within this field on a part-time, job share or full-time basis. This job will suit individuals who enjoy a challenge, are confident on the telephone and able to work on their own initiative.

This varied position involves providing emergency animal care assistance to domestic and wild animal casualties and organising/co-ordinating volunteers via telephone to rescue/deliver the animals safely to the sanctuary.

The job also requires driving the PACT Animal Ambulance to attend call-outs when necessary.

During our less busy seasons the job will also include evening wildlife care and cleaning duties.

You must have a full driving licence.

Animal care experience and British Wildlife knowledge is preferred but full training will be provided.

You will be required to work evening shifts: 4.00pm-11.00pm covering a 7 day period on a Rota basis. Hours per week negotiable subject to ensuring we cover the 7 evenings each week between 4pm – 11pm on a job share basis. Days needed still are Monday to Thursday.

Salary: £9.41 per hour

You will need to wear PPE to meet health and safety requirements.

To apply email


Shop Relief Manager

Shop Manager 35 hours per week Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week to cover the county shops Dereham, KingsLynn, Swaffham and Watton to Email with relevant experience to


Volunteer Drivers Buddy

Volunteer vacancy to help our van driver one or two days a week Monday and Wednesday 



Volunteer Shop Help

Volunteer vacancy to help in our Dereham charity shop any hours or days to suit 

Email  or ring Dereham shop 01362 854101



About the role:

We are very excited to be offering  a part-time Administrator Assistant  job opportunity.

Joining our team you will be responsible for providing general and administrative duties as well as answering the phones and greeting visitors at our Sanctuary.  You will be assisting with sorting and distributing the post and updating databases.  In addition, you will be undertaking routine financial processes and help with other duties as directed.

Key Requirements:

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve general queries.  You will also need good keyboard skills.

It is important that you have good communication skills, are able to multi task in a quick and changing and sometimes challenging environment and are confident and comfortable around animals.

The vacancy is based at the main sanctuary office in Woodrising and is a Part-Time office vacancy working alternate weekends 9-5 pm and hours to be agreed in the week.

Salary: NMW + 50p.

If you require further information please contact Shirley Younge on 01362 820775.

Please apply via email to, or in writing to Shirley Younge, PACT Animal Sanctuary, River Farm, Woodrising NR9 4PJ.



A vacancy has arisen in the busy sanctuary office, for an experienced Office Manager with good leadership skills. The role will be to oversee the day to day running of the office.

The right candidate must have proven managerial experience, people/leadership skills and will also need to be computer literate with accurate data input skills, excel spreadsheet experience, good telephone and customer facing skills and able to multitask in a quick and changing and sometimes challenging environment.

Our ideal applicant has experience with HR procedures, with a prior PA or Office Management background  with a desire to get involved with human resources and personnel related work/tasks.

The vacancy is based at the main sanctuary office in Woodrising and is a Full-Time Office Vacancy working 9am to 5pm including some weekend work.

Salary negotiable subject to experience.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to Shirley Younge, PACT Animal Sanctuary, River Farm, Woodrising, NR9 4PJ or via email

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Animal Care Assistant 

PACT animal sanctuary is looking to add an Animal Care Assistant to our existing team of animal lovers. This is a varied role working within our small animals and birds section, caring for rodents, ferrets, chickens, ducks and more.

Duties are to include general day to day care, cleaning animal accommodation, preparing and providing food and water for all animals in the sanctuary, performing regular health checks on all animals and giving medical treatments as prescribed by the sanctuary’s Veterinary Surgeon, providing exercise and socialisation and being part of the rehoming procedure.

This role requires a hardworking and compassionate individual with experience of working with domestic animals, good animal handling skills are essential.

· Must be confident working alone

· Able to manage workload

· Good organisation skills

· Time management

· Attention to detail

· Able to use initiative

This is a full time permanent position which includes weekend work on a rota basis. 35 hours a week, 9am-5pm. Wage is NMW+50p.

Full UK driving licence required

Job Type: Full-time


8 hour shift

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Weekend availability


Animal Care: 1 year (preferred)


UK driving licence (required)