Animal Care and Dog Grooming Apprenticeship - Level 2 (Ref: VAC001507632 )

Salary: £111.00 per weekClosing Date: 14 Mar 2019Hours: 30 hours per week

Tail Wags NE Ltd

Animal Care and Dog Grooming Apprenticeship based in West Allotment, Newcastle


Vacancy full description:

We are looking for reliable and hard-working individual to join our team.

It is really important to us you are a dog lover and are keen to learn.

  • Duties will include;
  • Meeting greeting customers
  • Handling cash
  • Keeping customer records up to date
  • General cleaning of the salon
  • Bathing and drying dogs
  • Assisting groomers with grooming
  • Working with myself and kirkley hall to gain confidence and skills in animal care and dog grooming to develop into cutting and styling of breeds.
  • Must be able to travel to Northumberland College - Kirkley Hall Campus once a week via public transport or by own transport.

Future prospects: For the right candidate, progression within the company, full time employment.

Training to be provided:

Apprenticeship framework

  • In house training with employer
  • Functional skills if required
  • A Level 2 or 3 in Animal Care (Dog Grooming pathway) depending on previous qualifications)Qualifications required: Level 2 maths & English OR GCSE Grade C or above.
  • Skills required:
  • A caring and confident attitude around the dogs.
  • Able to listen and follow instructions
  • Teamwork
  • A knowledge of dogs is a must.
  • Tidy appearance.

Personal qualities:

  • Have great communication skills for working within a team
  • Be able to work effectively and with minimum supervision within a timely manner
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and be confident to interact with the public
  • To be reliable
  • Good time keeper
  • Be able to work in a team
  • To be confident around all animals.

Reality check: This can be a very busy and high pressured role, therefore attitude and behaviour is a key element for the successful candidate. You must be able to take instructions and act on them appropriately.

Important Information:

You will be required to work to the terms and conditions of your contract. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to grow with this company.

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