Dog Trainer

Posted 6 April by Ravenkeeper Gundogs

Purpose of the Post

From a variety of well sourced dogs, (maximum of 6 dogs on site at anyone time), train them to be pets, working dogs or protection dogs. Full uniform provided, excludes footwear. In addition there are a number of personally owned dogs on site which also require training and caring for. Evening and weekend work, to meet customer requirements.

Main Responsibilities

  • Train all dogs to a high standard
  • Clean the kennels
  • Clean up animal waste
  • Feed all dogs and maintain their general wellbeing
  • Attend vet appointments
  • Maintain regular contact with customers
  • Effectively hand over dogs to customers
  • Update social media (phone provided)

Person Specification

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with Dogs
  • Flexible and professional working approach to meet customer requirements
  • An ability to communicate effectively in oral & written forms to a wide customer base.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and make effective use of time, workingand delivering to tight deadlines.
  • Develop a client focus and effective networking to ensure that client needs are met.
  • Computer literate.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge & skills in dog training and demonstrate a commitment to continuous personal development.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of working individually and as part of a small team.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Own transport ideally a dog van or similar.

Desirable

  • Full DBS Check

Apply with covering letter and CV

Reference: 34844364

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