Dog Training Coordinator (Puppy)

£17,265 to £21,581 per annum
05 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Dog Training Coordinator (Puppy) 

This is an exciting opportunity to assist the development of puppies in their early life. 

Our client is an assistance dog charity which transforms the lives of disabled people through partnership with their specially trained assistance dogs. They have a fantastic opportunity for a Satellite Co-ordinator to join their Puppy Training department. 

Position: Satellite Co-ordinator 
Location: East Hampshire 
Job type: Full time 
Hours: 37.5 hours a week; Monday - Friday 08.30am – 5.00pm 
Salary: £17,265 to £21,581 per annum depending on experience 

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 26 September 2016 
1st Interview Date: 11th or 12th October 2016 
2nd Interview Date: 18 October 2016 

About the role: 

This important role will be home-based, but you will be working in a defined geographical location in the East Hampshire area. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring the progress of the puppies to ensure they receive the highest standard of socialisation and early training in order to maximise their chances of becoming a qualified assistance dog. 

Their puppies are placed into homes with their volunteer Puppy Parents at seven weeks of age and remain there until they are ready to enter advanced training at approximately fourteen months. 

Your role will be to ensure the Puppy Parents receive the appropriate level of training and education to enable them to teach their puppy all the required skills they will need to become an assistance dog. This includes ensuring the puppies are very well socialised and they are confident in all aspects of the environment, including car travel and other forms of transport, shops, lifts, steps, supermarkets etc. and that they have a high standard of social behaviour and recall. 

About you: 

This role requires an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who is able to organise and manage their time effectively. You will be a strong communicator with effective interpersonal and problem solving skills, with great attention to detail and the ability to be tactful and diplomatic. You will have demonstrable dog training knowledge and skills, ideally with puppy training experience and working knowledge in the assessment of puppy and dog behaviour and traits. 

You will need to have a current UK driving licence and be willing to use your own vehicle to travel within the defined geographical area and to the Charity's other groups or training centres throughout the UK. 

Above all you will embrace their values with a passion, and love working as part of our clients growing family. Joining them could be the start of a fantastic career, assisting disabled people to enjoy a greater independence and a better quality of life. 

You may have experience of: Puppy Training, Dog Training, Charity, Guide Dogs, Not For Profit, Canine Training, Dog Training Support, Charities, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.