Puppy Training Coordinator

19 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Puppy Training Coordinator

If you are looking for an inspirational challenge, join our client's amazing assistance dog charity and contribute to their life changing work.

Their mission is to transform the lives of adults with physical disabilities through partnership with their specially trained assistance dogs. To help them create these amazing partnerships, they need amazing people.

Position: Puppy Training Coordinator
Location: Osgathorpe, Leicestershire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £17,874 to £22,343 per annum depending on experience

Closing date for applications: Midnight 3 March 2019
1st Interview Date (Practical Assessment Centre): Week commencing 20 March 2019
2nd Interview Date: Week commencing 27 March 2019
All interviews will take place at their Midlands Training Centre in Osgathorpe

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Puppy Training Team as a Puppy Trainer. This important role will be based at their Midlands Training Centre in Osgathorpe, Leicestershire, working within a defined geographical location in the Derby area (please see the attached map) in order to visit their puppies in the region.

This role is at the forefront of their assistance dog training programme and is 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 qualified working Canine Partner.


- Providing on-going training, support and advice to volunteer Puppy Parents
- Carrying out home visits and classes for Puppy Parents
- Recruiting Puppy Parents
- Monitoring progress of puppies

About you:

- Experience of training puppies
- Demonstrable dog training knowledge and skills
- A working knowledge of the assessment of puppy and dog behaviour and traits
- Coaching and training skills
- Current UK driving licence or able to provide transport to enable visits
- Ideally you will be located within the boundary for the satellite or close to our training centre

Ideally, you will also have experience of working with volunteers. You will be confident communicating with volunteers, staff, our partners, and visitors alike and be able to provide an all-important positive and professional impression of our client at all times.

Above all you will embrace their values with passion and love working as part of their growing family helping disabled people to enjoy a greater independence and a better quality of life.

Our client is a Disability Confident Committed employer.

You may have experience of the following: Puppy Training Coordinator, Puppy Training, Puppy Trainer, Dog Trainer, Animal Trainer, Dog Behaviourist, Dog Training, Guide Dogs, Canine Training, Dog Training Coordinator, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.

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