Full Time – 35 Hours per week
Mondays to Fridays 9am to 5pm
Salary in the region of £17,285 per annum (dependent on experience)
Based at the Frances Hay Centre in Banbury, Oxfordshire

The charity is seeking to recruit a full time Trainer on a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave, to train dogs within agreed timescales and quality standards in accordance with production targets.

The successful candidate should have the ability to provide high quality personal judgement in relation to the following:

  • dog training matters, including the analysis of temperaments, appropriate training methods and requirements, public image, solution of training and behavioural problems and referral options
  • appropriate support to Instructors and Dog Health & Welfare staff
  • dealings with other staff, clients and members of the public

Personally, you will be well organised and disciplined in your approach to achieving goals, enjoy the unexpected and positively embrace the standards and principles that Dogs for Good work to, which in turn makes us one of the world’s leading Assistance Dog providers.

Click here to download a copy of the Trainer job description.

A full UK driving licence is essential, as is an ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Please note we are not able to employ anyone under 18 years of age.

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete an Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return both forms to Sarah Knight, Office Manager, Dogs for Good, The Frances Hay Centre, Blacklocks Hill, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 2BS or via e-mail, [email protected]

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 20 December 2019.

First interviews will take place on Friday 10 January 2020 at our head office in Banbury.  Second interviews (if required) will be held on Thursday 16 January 2020.  These dates cannot be changed, so please ensure you are available for interview.