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Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprentice DOGS AND DIVAS LIMITED

We are a dog grooming service as well as an animal day care center. The right applicant will experience entertaining and playing with the animals and taking the dogs for a walk regularly through the day. Whilst working, the applicant will also be studying towards the Level 2 Animal Welfare Care Assistant Apprenticeship Standard.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed. They must be confident and enthusiastic working with animals. 20% of the Apprentice's employed hours will be spent towards 'off the job training' (time dedicated to study).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001684928

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Dog walking
  • Feeding animals
  • Playing with the animals
  • Shampooing and drying the dog's coat

Our apprentices will be signed onto an industry recognised qualification (Level 2 – Animal Welfare) working with a leading training provider to achieve their full potential. We have dedicated staff who will provide coaching and mentoring support during your 12-15-month apprenticeship.

Apprentices will receive £4.15 per hour, increasing in April 2021. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind and welcoming candidates with a passion towards animals, specifically dogs in this position
  • Passionate about animals and would like a career in this industry
  • Confident and keen to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE's in C/4 grade and above or equivalent desired.

Future prospects

A great stepping-stone onto a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Welfare qualification, subject to meeting additional entry requirements.


About the employer

Our daycare managers are fully qualified in Animal Care and behaviour and our doggy daycare staff at both sites are Canine First Aid trained as well as trained in Canine Care by our owners to the highest standards. Every day is a routine of fun and fresh air, where we are even able to take the dogs out for walks. Our bespoke designed enrichment program means every single dog gets the very best care, all day long. We are looking for an Apprentice to complete the Level 2 Animal Welfare course with us and to join our friendly team.

Employer

DOGS AND DIVAS LIMITED

Address

5

Bradley Lane

Manchester

M32 8RH

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Training

Training provider

Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Contact

Ramze Bouhalla 01708579289 ramze@harrietellis.com

The duration of the course is 15 months, with 12 months online and practical learning time, followed by three months preparation for the EPA (End Point Assessment).

 The course covers following subjects:

  • Introduction to Animal Care
  • Animal Health & Welfare Animal
  • Environment & Accommodation
  • Handling of Animals
  • Animal Feeding
  • Animal Grooming

Apprenticeship standard

Animal care and welfare assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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