How to Apply for a job at Battersea

To apply for a job at Battersea, please make your application through our website as we don’t accept applications or CVs that are sent via email to the HR Team. If you aren’t able to apply via the website, please contact in advance of the closing date of the job you would like apply for, and we will support you in making your application.

Simply click ‘read more’ next to the job you’d like to apply for, and here you can review the person specification and job description for the job. You can then click ‘Apply now’ to register or log-in and make your application.

You can save your application part-way through and return to it later to finish it and submit it within the deadline. However, once the deadline for the job has passed you will no longer be able to amend or submit your application.

If you have applied for a vacancy with us, you’ll be updated when the panel have reviewed your application and have made a decision on which candidates to invite for interview. Due to the high number of applications we receive, unfortunately we are only able to offer feedback to those who we interview.

We welcome applications from disabled candidates and we are committed to adapting and adjusting our recruitment and selection processes to ensure all candidates can perform at their best. If you require application materials in a different format, or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments, please contact and we will be in touch with you.

To give yourself the best chance of securing a job at Battersea, be sure to follow our top tips:

Demonstrate each point of the Personal Specification in your supporting statement

You need to demonstrate how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification, detailing your experience, skills, achievements and/or abilities that are relevant for the job that you are applying for. Recruiting managers are looking for real examples so make sure you give lots of evidence in your supporting statement. Please limit your supporting statement 1,000 words.

Explain your transferable skills and experience

Break down what your previous jobs have involved and how the skills and experience that you gained are relevant to the job you are applying for. Don’t forget that skills you use as a volunteer or during a period of time off can often be relevant to the job you are applying for, so be sure to talk about these as well as your direct experience.