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About Dog Stories

 

Dog Stories is more than a doggy daycare service. We are a Day and Boarding School for Dogs, delivering customised training and development designed to enhance our dog students' wellbeing. We are a growing start-up dog services business offering the highest standards of dog daycare, with a five-star licence. We train and care for dogs in dog playgroups that are smaller than many other daycare services.

We are proud to be an accredited Living Wage Employer!

 

 

Dog Daycare Trainer

 

We are currently looking for experienced and motivated Dog Daycare Trainer to join our team at Dog Stories. We offer competitive rates of pay and a comprehensive training programme for all staff. 

Location: Dog Daycare Centre in Staines (plus collections and drop off in south-west London, west London, and Surrey)

Contract Type: Full-time (can consider part-time), permanent

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: ASAP

 

The Dog Daycare Trainer is primarily responsible for the supervision, management, training and care for dogs at our day and boarding school for dogs, primarily ensuring the safety of the playgroup. This includes collecting dogs in the morning on the school bus and returning students to their homes after school. Additionally, the counsellor is responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of the indoor and outdoor classroom areas as well as other areas of the facility as assigned.

 

 

Skills & Experience

 

  • Previous professional experience in caring for dogs, preferably in a dog daycare environment

  • Good interpersonal and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Proven ability to follow instructions and develop new skills and knowledge

  • Previous work experience demonstrating dependability

  • Evidence of customer service skills

  • Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Flexible with a can-do attitude

 

 

Mandatory requirements

 

  • Full, clean, driving licence for at least five years

  • DBS check

 

Desirable

 

  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in dog training/behaviour

  • Previous experience driving a van

 

 

If you'd like to join our team please send your CV and a cover letter to info@dogstories.co.uk.