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Level 2 Apprentice Canine Carer



6th April 2021

Working week
Between 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday (weekends are a possibility in the future as are rotational shifts). Weekly rota, working days vary based on schedule. Flexible working required to accommodate busier days. 30-40 hrs per week. Total hours per week: 30.00
Expected duration
18 months
Possible start date
05 Apr 2021

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's or equivalent in maths and English Grade C/4 or higher are desirable but not essential
  • Relevant animal experience is desired 


A fantastic opportunity for someone who has a keen love of animals to become one of our Camp Carers, look after dogs and be part of a growing award-winning team.

You will have a natural affinity with dogs and obviously a dog lover! 

You will most likely not have gained experience that will be that relevant, however we expect you to have at least walked a dog and know some basic commands. We do expect you to have an understanding of dogs and general behaviour, be confident in and around a group of dogs and have a positive attitude to join our team.

Vacancies always prove to be popular so think about what makes you stand out to be in with a chance for an interview.

Duties include

  • Contribute to providing a caring, stimulating and safe environment for all dogs
  • Caring and general supervision of the dogs
  • Vigilance in supervising their care, well-being and entertainment
  • Ensuring a plentiful supply of water
  • Ensuring dog waste is removed immediately
  • Tending to the dogs thoughtfully, gently and with care
  • Feeding the dogs correctly (measured and on time)
  • Dealing with any “special needs” dogs, i.e. older dogs or some on medication
  • Paying close attention to the notices regarding dogs status such as an injury, recent surgery or allergy
  • Careful and efficient monitoring of any changes or differences in dogs behaviour/temperament/condition
  • Communicating and working with the team
  • Treating peers with respect
  • General cleaning duties, hoovering, sweeping, mopping, polishing, washing up etc.
  • All other miscellaneous duties that may occur on a day to day basis
  • Any other reasonable duties as per the needs of the business evolves
  • You will answer to and work directly with the Managing Director
  • Ensuring dogs are happy and safe at all times
  • Keeping an open and honest dialogue with senior management

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 27/05/2021


£129.00 p/w


This job is located in Bury St. Edmunds

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Established in December 2016 as Bury St Edmunds Canine Creche we brought the world of dog day care to Bury St Edmunds in a storm winning multiple awards along the way.

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