KENNEL, DOG WALKING & REHABILITATION ASSISTANT

Date Posted: 24 days ago
Salary: £9 an hour
Waltham Abbey EN9 3SE

Job Description

KENNEL & DOG CARE TEAM with either additional admin or social media / digital media skills

Applications from highly motivated and ambitious colleagues are invited to become part of a team who strive for excellence in everything we do.

You must have a good understanding and instinct about dogs and their behaviour and be passionate about their care and welfare. You must be comfortable working with all breeds, in all weathers and be able to work weekends.

The job includes

· Exercising dogs and providing daily enrichment.

· Cleaning, feeding, medicating.

· Maintaining clear and accurate records.

· Following training and behaviour modification programs. (Training for our team is ongoing)

·Grooming.

Everyone in the team also take on additional duties in their areas of specialism, and we are currently looking for candidates with either strong social media and digital media skills or strong admin skills, capable of working or learning about systems and task management platforms.

What the role requires:

* Strong experience/instinct handling dogs.

* Outstanding team skills

* Attention to details

* Passion for making a difference

* Strong comunication skills

* Impeccable work ethics

* Positive attitude

* A good pair of wellies!

Working in all weathers
Immediate opening for a permanent position with a 3 months probation.
CV and references required.

We also require one of the following skills:

* Social media and digital media talent

OR

* An organised and detailed mind able to take on some admin and day to day management tasks such as organising stock and pre-planning medications and reordering. This will require an ability to make use of our own in house system and a task management app (Clickup). Must be fluent in microsoft office applications too and ok with tech.

Please indicate which of the above two apply to you in your cover letter.

About us:

Love Underdogs is a small organisation rehoming around 80 to 100 dog a year, many of whom are considered less adoptable due to medical conditions, age or behaviour.

We pride ourselves in the quality of the care we give our dogs and the professionalism and support we show to our adoptive families for the lifetime of our dogs.

You can read more about our work on here: www.loveunderdogs.org and on social media.

To apply for this role, applicants must provide a full CV with their application together with references if successful. The interviews are in two parts: A video interview followed by a 2 hours practical at the kennels for applicants with a successful interview.

We have openings for 3 rotas:

* Wednesday to Sunday (Mondays and Tuesdays off)

* Saturday to Wednesday (Thursdays & Fridays off)

* 2 weekly Rotas: one long week (6 days) and one short week (4 days) with one weekend on and one weekend off.

Working hours: 7am to 4pm with two breaks and an hour for lunch.

Please indicate which rotas you are able to do in your cover letter.

Job Types: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waltham Abbey EN9 3SE: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    5b2259616bac17fc
  • Location
    Waltham Abbey EN9 3SE
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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