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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£22,278 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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Job description

Support Dogs are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, and driven individual to join the training department.  The role will consist of the assessing and acceptance of applicants.  It will also involve overseeing our teams who have graduated, ensuring all teams receive an annual aftercare, giving advice, support and extra training if and when required in conjunction with prepping and supporting teams for the retirement process to begin. 

The applicant will be required to lone work off site for periods of time, so must show the ability to work alone effectively, prioritise workload accordingly, use their own initiative and have excellent time management and communicational skills.  They are to demonstrate a real passion for the role, a positive attitude and show flexibility within their work. 

Previous experience of training dogs, using positive based methods, and a full clean driving licence are essential criteria for the post.  Desirable qualities are experience/recognised teaching qualification, awareness in varying disabilities and a recognised qualification in animal training/behaviour.  For further criteria please refer to requirements and criteria.

Occasional overnight duties and from time to time weekend work will be required to both fulfil the role and assist in the promotion of the Charity participating in fundraising events/demonstrations.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to be a part of training dogs to transform the lives of people with epilepsy, physical disabilities, and children with autism.

Please visit Support Dogs website for further information and to see a job description.

If you have any queries in regards to this vacancy please contact Katie Burns, via email.  Due to the high level of interest and enquiries that are received for roles within the training department it is sadly not possible to answer any telephone enquiries.

Applicants are to send a covering letter and CV via email or alternatively by post to Katie Burns, Training Manager, Support Dogs, 21 Jessops Riverside, Brightside Lane, Sheffield, S9 2RX.  Please ensure to include the following information in your covering letter/CV –

  • Explanation of why you feel you are suited to the role, using specific examples to demonstrate your suitability. 
  • Include any training and/or voluntary work you have undertaken/participated in that is relevant to the roles requirements.
  • Three referees (if applicable) to cover at least the past 5 years, one of these is to be your current/previous employer, whichever is relevant to your situation.  Should you not have a current/previous employer please explain how you have been spending your time while not in employment.  Open references/character references from family or friends are not accepted.
  • A chronological history of your time spent since leaving education, giving reasons for leaving a position.

Closing date – this position will remain open until the right candidate has been appointed

Please note this vacancy has a two-stage interview process, an initial interview which will include a short practical and a further practical assessment for shortlisted applicants.  All interviews/assessments will be held in Sheffield.  Dates will be confirmed should you be shortlisted.

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Posted on: 23 October 2020
Closing date: 22 December 2020
Job ref: Client Services
Tags: Training,Teaching

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