Temporary Positions

Animal Care Traineeship - Dog Walking

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Bristol, southwest

Positions Available;

  • Dog Walker, sitting and training

Species on-site or available to work with:

  • Dogs, Cats,

Dog walking – observe and handle dogs on walks, dog training – observe and handle dogs in classes and on 1-2-1 sessions

How to get to placement (The logistics!);

  • Driver (would be great)
  • Public transport links also an option if local

What you will learn / The main duties (shadowing opportunities whilst on traineeship);

  • Pick up and drop off dogs from their homes whilst ensuring the security of customers’ homes
  • Transport dogs safely to and from their walks and homes
  • Understand special requests and specific conditions for each dog
  • Walk dogs outdoors in all weather conditions (anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes at a time)
  • Give each dog love and attention and treat the customer’s dogs as if they were their own
  • Ensure each dog is getting plenty of exercises and a toilet break
  • Ensure the safety of the dogs you are walking and anyone else around them
  • Remove pet waste
  • Take photos of the dogs for their owners and update them regularly
  • Give fresh water, wipe paws, and towel wet dogs down

Candidates must be able to:

  • Walk for a few hours a day
  • Lift, exercise, handle and restrain dogs
  • Submit for a police and reference check (once offered a role)
  • Look after dogs as if they are a member of the family
  • Carry out some shadow walks before taking the job (during traineeship)
  • Undergo training as required
  • Have a reliable mobile phone

Criteria

  • Are you unqualified or qualified up to a Level 3?
  • Currently unemployed
  • Aged between 19-24
  • Own Transport (desirable)

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Salary: £Unpaid Placement with with potential jobs at the end - £
Date Posted: 23/06/2021
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