Do you want to be in our gang?

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.

The Paw Pack provides ‘dog care with a difference’ in Gosforth and it’s surrounding areas offering; dog daycare, dog walking, puppy visits 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.

Key Duties

  • Pick up, drop off, and transport Paw Pack dogs safely
  • Supervise our daycare dogs dogs and provide a fun and stimulating environment. Duties also include general cleaning duties.
  • Walk up to 5 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 dog sitting as require
  • 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 8am and 6pm)
  •  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

So if you think you’ve got what it takes to join myself, Bumble (and all his mates) then apply via CV and cover letter to – we look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Sharon Tiffin
    31st January 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Good Afternoon

    Please could we arrange a visit to bring our dog ‘Enzo’ to meet you as we are interested in him joining your gang!!!
    Maybe my step daughter Sarah Tiffin has mentioned us to you.
    If possible could we come sometime on Monday 12th February in the afternoon?