We have an opportunity for the right person to join us as a dog walker who can represent Happy Hounds Herts and be part of our continued success story. We are looking for someone who is flexible, is great at time management, able to work as part of a team, has great communication skills, able to take instruction, have use of their own mobile phone and be able to take and upload photos to social media.
The role is on a self-employed basis, pay is per dog. You will be responsible for your own tax and NI contributions and will receive no holiday or sickness pay
HOURS- 9AM to 3PM daily (2 days per week currently) with a view to full time as the business continues to grow and be prepared to be flexible with holiday cover.
VEHICLE- You will need to have your own vehicle that is suitable for carrying up to 6 dogs at a time in a safe and legal manner. The vehicle must able to be fitted with crates. You will responsible for your own fuel and the running of your vehicle.
We may be able to loan you one of our vans at a weekly cost to yourself.
EXPERIENCE- Preferred but not essential, everyone has to start somewhere, as long as you are aware of how tough the job can be, you are up for the challenge and are prepared to learn.
LOCATION- Outdoors, in mud, wind, rain, snow, and hopefully some sunshine. You will be mainly working across the Welwyn and Hatfield area.
TRAINING- You will be required to attend a canine 1st aid course at your own expense, and be DBS checked. We would expect a shadowing/training period of at least 3 weeks minimum. You will be given the opportunity to learn about dog behaviour and obligatory training in dog body language and play interactions.