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Closing Date: 
25th June, 2021
NAWT Trust
Job Type: 

At the National Animal Welfare Trust, we never stop caring for our animals and people.  As a rescue and rehoming charity, operating five rehoming centres and three shops across the south of England, we are committed to improving the lives of the UK’s pets, helping around 1,500 animals each year. We have ambitious plans for our future development and need an enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our Head Office team in Watford and make a difference. 


About the role:


This position is for 30 hours a week, working Monday to Friday with an element of working from home.


Reporting to the Director of Administration, your key responsibilities will include:


  • Supporting the finance team in maintaining financial records and processing payments.
  • Being the first point of contact for some of the day to day trading activity from our onsite gift shop, fulfilling orders via our website, post and telephone to sourcing new items and merchandise. 
  • Responsible for uploading income, donations and gift aid to our systems.
  • Providing general administrative support to the Head Office team as and when required.


About you:


The successful candidate will have an organised approach to their work, with excellent attention to detail and good overall IT skills.  You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as being able to work cooperatively with a range of colleagues.  You will have a positive and proactive approach to work with excellent customer service skills, having the customer and the charity at the heart of everything you do, helping us to raise valuable funds. 


So if you are the kind of person who enjoys a busy and varied role, with an empathy for the aims of NAWT, and would relish the opportunity to gain lots of experience in different areas – this may be the job for you!


You will be able to use your own initiative and work unsupervised and have an empathy for the aims of NAWT.


Please see the attached document for a full description of the Duties and Responsibilities.


If you feel you have the right skills to be a successful Administrative Assistant within our Head Office team, please email your CV with covering letter to or contact Dawn Webster on that email address if you require further information or have any questions.


PLEASE NOTE: The office is not accessible by public transport.

CLOSING DATE: We have a rolling deadline for applications and will be extended if needed. Likewise, it may be closed earlier if the right candidate is found

Due to the volume of applicants, we will only respond to candidates successful in obtaining an interview.