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Doggy Day Care Assistant Apprentice
(Barkley Grange)


Hilton, PE28 9NQ

Course level:


Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

37.5 hours per week


From £5.50 p/h




None provided

About this opportunity:

Barkley Grange offers bespoke dog day care. We are situated on a farm with acres of farmland and lots of enclosed safe space for the dogs. Within our day care centre we also have a grooming parlour and small pet shop. Dogs attend day care Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, where they are able to play and socialise with other dogs.

An exciting opportunity for a doggy day care assistant apprentice to join a fun and friendly team.

Duties will include but not limited to;

  • welcoming dogs to the day care
  • supervising groups of dogs
  • cleaning
  • ensuring a safe environment for the dogs
  • maintaining the welfare of the dogs at all times
  • dealing with any issues that may arise
  • communicating with customers

You will work as part of a small dedicated team, who are passionate about working with dogs.

Desired Skills & Qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • Good communication skills
  • A good work ethic
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as in a team

Desired Qualification 

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths is desired
  • Applicants must not already hold a Level 2 or 3 in Animal Care to be eligible

Future Prospects

  • Dog Trainer or Dog Day care supervisor


  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Animal Care & Welfare Apprenticeship Standard.
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • The apprentice will be working to build a portfolio of evidence and will be required to pass a knowledge test and an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete the apprenticeship.
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