PUPPY CO-ORDINATOR (NORTH WEST OFFICE)
Full time 35 Hours per week
(Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Salary up to £19,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Based in Culcheth, Warrington
The Charity is seeking a full time Puppy Co-ordinator to join our Training Team. The post will be based at our regional office in Culcheth, Warrington. This is a full time, permanent position.
In this role you will visit and support a group of puppies ranging in age from 8 weeks to 18 months and the volunteer puppy socialisers who raise them to become a Dogs For Good dog. You will help your volunteer socialisers prepare our puppies for their entry into formal training and their life changing role by carrying out home visits, puppy classes and one to one training.
A key part of your role will be to attract, recruit and assess potential volunteer puppy socialisers. You will also work with other Dogs For Good staff to ensure the welfare of your puppies and to match them with their eventual clients.
We are looking for a motivated person who is good at working with people and has a good knowledge of puppy development, behaviour and dog handling. They will be happy to work on their own and as part of a team. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the needs of the people who use our services and how these can be supported by a dog. By positively embracing and facilitating changes within our puppy socialisation programme, the successful candidate will enable the charity’s work to develop. While not essential, having a qualification in an animal related subject would be an advantage.
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If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete an Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You should also provide a statement of no more than 4 pages setting out how you meet the key competencies of the role. Please return all these to Sarah Knight, Office Manager, Dogs for Good, The Frances Hay Centre, Blacklocks Hill, Banbury, Oxon, OX17 2BS or via e-mail, [email protected]
Applications for the vacancy will close at noon on Thursday 21 February 2019.
First Interviews for this role will take place in Culcheth on Thursday 14 March 2019. Second Interviews for this role will take place in Culcheth on Friday 22 March 2019.