Assessor –

Assessor Published:  18 May, 2007

AssessorSalary £22,600 – £24,000 per annum depending on experience, plus company car, plus benefitsHome Based – ScotlandFreedom Food Ltd is the RSPCA’s highly successful farm animal welfare assurance and associated food labelling scheme, operating throughout the UK in conjunction with the retail, manufacturing and primary production sectors. Continuing growth of the scheme has resulted in a requirement for an additional assessor. The emphasis for this post will be on aqua-cultures though there will be a requirement to cover some other species and assessments will be predominantly in Scotland though travel to other parts of the UK may be required.Reporting directly to the field assessment manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for arranging and undertaking field assessments of farms, hauliers and abattoirs for both new and existing scheme members to ensure compliance with the Society’s welfare standards.Essential requirements for this post are GCSE Maths and English or equivalent combined with proven practical experience of commercial livestock production and knowledge of the food production industry. Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and a genuine commitment to farm animal welfare. Direct experience of farm assurance schemes and auditing skills is desirable and ideally applicants should ideally hold a minimum qualification of NVQ level 3 in agriculture or possess equivalent knowledge and practical experience.Closing date for completed application: Friday, 8 June 2007For further details and an application form please visit the careers section on our website: or write on a postcard to: Ref: FFS/026, Human Resources Department , RSPCA, Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham

West Sussex RH13 9RSPromoting kindness and preventing cruelty to animalsThe RSPCA offers excellent benefits including private healthcare and pension schemes. Registered charity no 219099.We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community.