Apprentice Animal Daycare Assistant The Paw Pad Dog Daycare Limited

The Paw Pad, Northwich, are looking for a bright individual to join their team as an Apprentice Animal Daycare Assistant.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £56.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Exact hours to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 16.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    23 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307012

  • Positions

    1 available

The Paw Pad, Northwich, are looking for a bright individual to join their team as an Apprentice Animal Daycare Assistant.

The folks here at The Paw Pad are passionate about dogs, and we love our work, whether we are spending the day playing with dogs in our daycare centre, making them look great in our dog grooming salon or training our students to start their own careers with one of our dog grooming courses. We wake up every day happy and excited to be working with dogs.

Within this exciting opportunity the daily duties will include:

  • Reception duties.
  • Payment processing.
  • Dog daycare supervision.
  • Monitoring safety and cleanliness.
  • Booking appointments.
  • Occasional basic dog grooming (ie. bathing, brushing).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Comfortable handling dogs.
  • Good client relations.
  • Organisational skills.

Personal qualities

  • Confidence.
  • Patience.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Flexible.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE in English (or equivalent), not essential but is preferred.

Future prospects

Possible full-time position for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship process.

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About the employer

The folks here at The Paw Pad are passionate about dogs, and we love our work, whether we are spending the day playing with dogs in our daycare centre, making them look great in our dog grooming salon or training our students to start their own careers with one of our dog grooming courses. We wake up everyday happy and excited to be working with dogs. At home, we have a Miniature Daschund called Suki and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel called Noodle.

Employer

The Paw Pad Dog Daycare Limited

Address

Wincham Lane

Northwich

CW9 6DE

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care and Welfare.
  • Functional Skills Maths & English Level 1 (if required).
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Animal Care

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017