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aaaah i've just got a job interview with the RSPCA :D

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Tigerneko, Jun 30, 2009.


  1. Tigerneko

    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    woohooooo :laugh:

    I applied for a weekend job at our local RSPCA rescue centre, and it said on the form that if I hadn't heard anything by yesterday, then I wasn't going to get an interview. So, yesterday came and went and I was really disappointed about it, but I know there's always loads of applications so I didn't take it personally. Anyway, I got a phone call from the manager earlier offering me an interview next week :D :D :D :D they're interviewing over 2 days so there might be a lot of people being interviewed, so there's still not a huge chance of me getting it, but i've never had an interview without getting the job, so i'm quite confident ;)

    Has anyone ever had an interview there before? I'd like to know what sort of questions they ask so that I can do a bit of preparation ;)

    I know some people on here are against the RSPCA, but i've wanted to work in animal rescue since I was 10 years old, and it'll look smashing on my CV to have worked for a big organisation like them :)
     
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    Aw well done, hope you get the job! :D
     
  3. noushka05

    noushka05 Unicorn denier. Snowflake. Activist ;)

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    oh thats great! i wish you lots of luck Portia you'd be wonderful!:) xx
     
  4. Chillinator

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    Congratulations! The RSPCA needs a few wise-minded people like yourself. ;)
     
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    ah well done you!!!!! :D:D
     
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    I hope you get the job, good luck
     
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    ooo well done which rehoming is it? i work at one of the rspca hospitals so my questions will prob have been a bit different to what you'l get asked, theyr quite friendly though all different branches and the questions dont tend to be really harsh ones to put u under pressure they just like to assess your personality and how you'd cope in a busy environmnt and how you are with animals, it works off a points basis, im sure you'l d really well so good luck let us know how it goes!
     
  8. Well done to you! I wish you every success with your application/interview!
    keep us informed!
    lol
    DT
     
  9. Tigerneko

    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    Thankyou everyone!! I think i'm gonna need all the luck I can get LOL

    It's in Accrington in Lancashire, so not too far from you :D

    well, I should do alright on how I am with animals cos i'm surrounded by them at home and at college, and i've done my work experience at the same rescue centre when I was at school, and the manager said they remembered me when they read my application, so that must be a good thing - I did my work experience 4 or 5 years ago ;) i'm so excited! Just worried they they'll ask me something that'll catch me out a bit, or stump me LOL
     
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    Well maybe you can be one of those rare RSPCA workers who does a great job. Best of luck with the interview, I am sure you will do fine!

    Izzie
     
  11. bichonsrus

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    Good luck!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Way to go and good luck with the interview!
     
  13. Rachh

    Rachh PetForums Senior

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    I did work experience at the RSPCA.
    hated it.
    they treat you like you dont exist.
    and when the cleaning was over they would all lock themselves in a cattery to chat and make snide comments about us work experience.
    I'll never be returning there.
     
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    They've remembered you from your work expierence which is a good thing, good luck but as they've remembered you dont go in overconfident. Its not in the bag yet just be yourself and good luck
     
  15. Tigerneko

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    :eek: that's terrible! The people that were on there while I was on my work experience were lovely, I was too shy to socialise with them though :rolleyes: but it depends on the branch, not all the people are the same. Sorry to hear you had a bad time there :(

    I think its probably my name they remembered mostly, you don't get many Portia's around :D that's the only good thing about my name :laugh: but if they remember the name, they'll remember me :) i'm not too overconfident because I think they're interviewing a lot of people, so I know that I haven't got it yet, but i'm gonna try my best to make sure I do :) and if they don't hire me this time, i'll try again with the next job there and hopefully i'll have more luck :D

    i'm so excited :)
     
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    Where did you find that? I would love to work for the RSPCA!

    Congrats on your inerview!
     
  17. Tigerneko

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    It was listed on the Job Centre website :) jobs up there are like hen's teeth, it was just luck that I came across the job advert cos I don't often look on the job centre website, I was bored so I decided to see what was going and found the advert :D I feel quite privileged that they've chosen me for an interview, they must get absoloutely inundated with applications, especially for weekend hours :)
     
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    Good Luck, hope the job is yours :p
     
  19. Rachh

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    Yeah, im pretty sure they arent all like that its just the fact that i tried really hard to do everything they told me too and it just wasnt good enough ya'know?
     
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    Aww, well done on getting the interview! :D
    I hope you get it, im sure youll be fine and youll do great! :)


    Chloe x
     
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