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Animal care and welfare apprenticeship Cherry Tree Kennels

Cherry Tree Kennels is an animal boarding and day care facility for dogs, cats and other small animals. We are looking for an enthusiastic, animal loving apprentice to join the team to help support with the day to day running of the kennels. You will be walking dogs, washing animals, plus much more.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,003.84

    32 hours per week

    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

    4 days on 4 days off Monday - Sunday rotating basis (Shift work). 7.30am -3.30pm or 11.30am to 7.30pm. Exact shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119779

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are an animal boarding and day care facility with spaces for 140 dogs, 25 cats and other small animal boarding and day care facilities.

We are looking for enthusiastic animal loving apprentice who are keen to gain a Level 2 Animal Care City & Guilds qualification. They right candidate needs to love being with animals and work well with within the team.

Jobs will include:

  • Cleaning kennels
  • Walking dogs
  • Washing animals
  • Feeding
  • Giving medication
  • Keeping the facilities and area clean and tidy

Must love animals, be flexible, hardworking, like shift working. Due to shifts and limited public transport at certain times please ensure you can arrive on time. Working well within a team absolutely a must.

If the right apprentice gains good grades and fits in well with the team, there would be the prospect of full-time employment and always opportunities for further their careers.

4 days on 4 days off Monday - Sunday rotating basis (Shift work)
7.30am -3.30pm or 11.30am to 7.30pm.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Animal Care and Welfare Assistant level 2 apprenticeship provided through Haddon Training. Maths and English training for functional skills also provided if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If the right apprentice gains good grades and fits in well with the team, there would be the prospect of full-time employment and always opportunities to further their careers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Due to shifts and limited public transport at certain times please ensure you are able to arrive on time.

About the employer

Cherry Tree Kennels are a spacious dog boarding kennels, cattery and pet day care centre, set in ten acres of beautiful countryside.

Employer

Cherry Tree Kennels

Address

Handcross Road

Balcombe

West Sussex

RH17 6PP

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Training

Training provider

HADDON TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Animal care and welfare assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Feb 2023