Suffolk Canine Creche is an established business offering Day Care, Overnight Hotel and a Training Academy. FLUFF THE RUFF is a new and growing division to the business offering an in house Grooming Spa to new and existing clients.

Vacancy description

You will be expected to complete the following tasks:

  • Caring and general supervision of the dogs
  • Vigilance in supervising their care, well-being and entertainment
  • Ensuring a plentiful supply of water
  • Ensuring dog waste is removed immediately
  • Tending to any injuries thoughtfully, gently and with care
  • Dealing with all customers with courtesy and respect, placing service levels at an inspirational level
  • General cleaning duties including kitchen, halls, rooms ready for closing
  • All other miscellaneous duties that may occur on a day-to-day basis
  • Any other reasonable duties as per the needs of the business

Desired skills

  • Calm confidence when handling dogs (with evidence of this given on application)
  • Keen attitude
  • Team player
  • Committed to establishing a career working with animals

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Hardworking
  • Well presented
  • Possess a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grades A-C/9-4 (or equivalent qualifications) in English and maths desirable, but not essential

Future prospects

  • Continued employment following the apprenticeship
  • All of our previous Apprentices are still employed with us in a variety of roles today
  • Ability to learn other departments, such as Overnights, Training and Grooming

Things to consider

  • Outside in all weathers
  • Picking up dogs poo a lot!
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise


Woodbridge IP12 4SD

Weekly wage


Working week

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

14 months approx.

Date posted

10 February 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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