jobs at raystede

We regularly offer a number of opportunities for you to join our passionate, friendly and enthusiastic team, dedicated to giving animals a better life. You can view our current vacancies below.

To apply please download our application form and email it to us at or telephone our team on 01825 840252 ext 275

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks, thank you for your application, however please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


Established for over 75 years Raystede is an animal welfare charity passionate about the wellbeing of all animals and committed to giving them the best possible life.  We rescue, rehabilitate, rehome and provide sanctuary for more than 2,000 animals and provide education to over 6,000 students, and visitors each year.

Located near Ringmer in East Sussex the charity’s 43 acre site is open to visitors all year. 

We are seeking two new trustees to join our Board to help support the current Trustees and Chief Executive in continuing to deliver the objectives of the Charity.

We invite individuals with skills and experience in either veterinary care, animal welfare, animal behaviour, media and social media, establishment management or retail management who can help add value to our Board with their professional knowledge. Applicants should have the ability to be a good strategic thinker and to be able to work collaboratively. It is most important that applicants are passionate about animal welfare.

The successful candidates will help develop our next five year strategic plan.

If you are interested in becoming a Raystede Trustee please contact Nigel Mason for an application form:

Nigel Mason

Chief Executive Officer

T:         01825 880462



Casual Cafe Assistant

We are looking for an experienced cafe assistant. Reliable and flexible approach to work hours with the ability to prepare light lunches including sandwiches, soups and jacket potatos. Cash handling experience preferred. Happy to work both in a team and alone at quieter times. Various hours particularly weekends and school holidays.

For information on the other positions you can download the application form or call 01825 840252 and ask for the HR team. 



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