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Join our team of professional dog trainers and carers
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
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
Full, clean, driving licence for at least five years
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.