Do you want to be in our Gang?

13178890_474153742792415_468255143066130778_nThe Paw Pack provides ‘dog care with a difference’ in Gosforth and it’s surrounding areas offering; dog walking, puppy visits, afternoon day-care and sleepovers. Our core values are ensuring all Paw Pack dogs are healthy, safe and happy and that their Mums and Dads are relaxed, confident and fully engaged with their dog’s time with us.
Due to an exciting time of growth and expansion we are now looking to recruit a loving, reliable and ‘dog mad’ person to join our pack as a part-time Dog Care Assistant.

Key Duties
Pick up, drop off, and transport Paw Pack dogs safely
Walk up to 4 dogs on group walks in ALL weather conditions. Walks can range from 30 mins— 1 hour.
Maintain leadership and control on all walks
Ensure all dog’s requirements are met and that they get love and attention
At all times ensure the safety and security of Paw Pack dogs and also our clients homes and keys
Assist with supervision of our day-care dogs as required including play, additional walks and general cleaning duties
Assist with dog sitting as required
Attend team meetings and training as required
Manage your own schedule via phone, e-mail and text messaging
Take photos of dogs to provide to clients
Communicate effectively with clients and schedule appointments
Ensure all our clients are updated on their dog’s day through the use of social media, WhatsApp and other photo messaging devices

Person Specification
Affinity and understanding of dogs
Available to work flexible, part-time hours Monday—Friday (must be available between the hours of 11am and 2.30pm)
Dog lover with experience of owning and walking dogs
Full driving license with access to own vehicle
Flexible to the changing needs of Paw Pack dogs and the business
Strong communication skills
Competent IT and social media user
Willing to work outdoors regardless of weather
Willing to undertake a DBS check prior to joining
5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths
Related experience, qualifications or training
Animal first aid qualification
Related experience, qualifications or training

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