Sunderland, Hartlepool and South Tyneside Branch


Are you passionate about animals?

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RSPCA Bury and Oldham Branch are self-funded and the income from our charity shops helps us to run our Animal Centre and support animals in the local area.

We are currently looking for a Shop Manager for our Oldham, Glossop and Ramsbottom shops

You will need to have previous management experience.  Retail experience would be an advantage.  Previous charity shop experience is not necessary.

This is a very rewarding role, having autonomy to drive the sales in your shop whilst managing a team of volunteers – all for a great cause

35 hours per week

9-5 working hours with alternate weekends off*

Salary range £14560 – £16380

Shop Manager Job Description 2018

To apply please send CV and covering letter to

Closing date:    Oldham-Friday 19th October                     Glossop-Friday 26th October                               Ramsbottom-Friday 26th October    


“I have been a shop Manager for over 5 years for the Branch and I love it. We get to make a real difference to the animals in our local area. There is a network of support throughout the Branch, but you have the opportunity to be creative within your shop, making the changes needed to raise the funds for such a good cause. It’s nice to see where the money goes to and to be part of such a passionate team.”

We are currently looking for a full time Animal Care Assistant and a weekend Animal Care Assistant 

You will need to have previous experience of caring for animals in a rehoming environment and some knowledge of animal related health issues. We will expect any candidates for the full time position to have a full valid manual UK driving license in order to drive the centre van.

You can make a real difference to the lives of the animals that come into our care, working to rehabilitate and finding forever homes for hundreds of animals each year.

Full time: 35 hours per week on a flexible and variable rota

Weekend: 14 hours per week across Saturday and Sunday

Animal Care Assistant FT Job Description

Animal Care Assistant Job Description – Weekend

HR1 Application Form pdf

To apply please send a completed application form (please see above) to

Closing date:    Oldham Friday 19th October

Shop Volunteers

Our shops are always in need of any help you can offer. We have 12 shops across the Bury, Oldham and Tameside areas. If you are interested in volunteering in one of our shops please contact them directly, you can find all of their contact information under the ‘shops’ tab. Alternatively email for an application form.

Our Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall, Shaw and Springhead shops are in great need of some help, if you would be interested please don’t hesitate to contact them or call in to speak to the Shop Managers.