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How to apply

Thank you for considering joining our charity.  At Blue Cross, we genuinely value applications from individuals of all backgrounds.  

We are committed to making any reasonable adjustments necessary to support applicants throughout the recruitment process.  

Applying for a job at Blue Cross

Found a job you like? Excellent! Take a moment to review the full job description and note the closing date. Once you've reviewed the job details and are ready to apply, simply click the ‘apply now’ button located at the bottom of the advertisement.

Rest assured, we handle all your data with the utmost care. For more information, please refer to our privacy policy.

At Blue Cross, we truly value the time and effort you invest in applying for a job with us.

We know that behind every application is a unique individual with a wealth of experiences, skills, and passions. It's important to us that your application authentically represents who you are and why you're interested in joining our team.

We regularly update this page, so if there isn’t a role that you are interested in at the moment, please check back soon.

Alternatively, you can sign up to our job alert emails.

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Need some guidance on completing your application?

It's really important to us that your application authentically represents who you are and why you're interested in joining our team. Here are some top tips to help you create an outstanding application:

Research the role: Thoroughly understand the role you're applying for, its responsibilities, requirements and how it aligns with our mission and values.

Understand our organisation: Familiarise yourself with our mission, values and culture. Consider how your skills, experience and values align with ours.

Review application instructions: Carefully read through the provided application instructions for the specific role, paying attention to any specific requirements or documents requested.

Gather necessary information: Before starting your application, collect all relevant information, such as your CV, cover letter, and any additional documents or certificates required.

Tailor your application: Customise your CV and cover letter to highlight relevant skills and experiences that match the role's requirements. Personalise your application to demonstrate your genuine interest in working for us.

Highlight achievements: Showcase your achievements, accomplishments and contributions in previous roles. Quantify your successes where possible to provide concrete evidence of your capabilities.

Demonstrate passion: Use your application to convey your passion for animal welfare and your commitment to making a positive impact. Share relevant experiences or initiatives that demonstrate your dedication to our cause.

Proofread carefully: Before submitting your application, carefully proofread all documents for spelling, grammar and formatting errors. Attention to detail is crucial and reflects your professionalism.

Follow instructions: Ensure you follow all provided application instructions, including submitting required documents and completing any assessments or tasks.

Who to contact for assistance

If you have any queries regarding vacancies on our website or the application process, please email [email protected].

What to expect after you have submitted an application

We aim to inform you of the outcome of your application within two weeks of the closing date. However, on occasion, we receive an overwhelming response to our vacancies, so the shortlisting process may take a little longer. We appreciate your patience and will notify you as soon as possible.

For unsuccessful applicants

If you're not successful this time, we'll inform you by email. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we're unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

For successful applicants

If you're successful, a member of our team will contact you by phone or email to notify you and offer you an interview date. In some cases, we may require you to attend more than one interview. After your interview(s), we'll inform you whether you've been successful or not.

About the interview process

We conduct competency-based style interviews at Blue Cross to help us select the best candidates for our teams.

You can find interview tips and more information to help you prepare by visiting our competencies and values section.