Busy B pet care, Animal Care Apprenticeship, jobs in southsea

BusyB Petcare is a dog walking, doggy daycare service located in the heart of Southsea. We also have an in house groomer, Pet shop selling a wide range of pet accessories, Raw Food and natural treats. BusyB also does new dog owner training where we train the customer not just the dog.

Our new apprentice will be required to assist in the day-care and pet shop. Duties will include walking dogs, assisting with grooming, animal enrichment and assisting with dog training plans. You will also be serving customers in the pet shop selling treats, food and canine accessories.

Daily Tasks will include:

  • Walking dogs 
  • Assisting with dog grooming
  • Animal enrichment
  • Assisting with dog training plans
  • Customer service in the pet shop
  • Daily cleaning routines

You will be trained on raw dog food nutrition, dog handling and behaviour as well as basic grooming techniques.

Desired skills

  • Computer skills
  • Social media knowledge
  • Customer service skills required
  • Previous experince with dogs to be shown on application

Personal qualities

  • Ability to converse with customers
  • Quick thinker and someone that uses their imitative
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

GCSE's or equivalent in maths and English at grade C/4 or higher are desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential further employment for the right candidate.

Things to consider

  • We are inside and outside in all weathers!
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates




Weekly wage


Working week

Shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

16 months

Possible start date

1 September 2021

Date posted

27 May 2021

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number





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