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Kennel Assistant Apply for this job

  • Location

    Newton Bromswold

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18658

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-07-23-A5A4B1595D44

  • Published:

    about 11 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2027-01-28

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

This role is based at our Chalkwell Kennels site, just outside of Rushden. You will work on a 3 on/2 off shift system. The role will start on a casual contract.

Candidate Description

To work with us you will need to be a team worker, active and reliable and able to communicate well with customers and colleagues at all levels. You will need to be able to handle all breeds and sizes of dogs and cats, and to follow our standard operating procedures when performing your duties.

Our team need to be smart, clean and tidy in appearance, polite and proactive when engaging with customers, and committed to self-development as we aim to maintain our outstanding reputation for excellence.

Desirable Skills

Previous experience in animal welfare

Canine/feline first aid certification

Evidence of further education

Employer Description

The role of Kennel Assistant with Securitas is a varied and rewarding one. We've built a strong reputation for excellent animal care across the region and further afield, and a tremendous effort is made by our team to make our pet guests' visit as enjoyable, rewarding and as stress free as possible.

It is the Kennel Assistant's role to look after the welfare of animals in our care from cleaning, grooming and feeding to one-to-one enrichment - be that play time, exercise or just a cuddle. There is a high degree of cleaning in this role including cleaning the kennels/cat units, exercise runs and general housekeeping of the kennel and cattery environment to the high standard that we pride ourselves on. This job isn't glamorous - mud, paw prints and pet hairs are part of the uniform! - but the interaction and bonds you build with the animals is hugely rewarding.

Securitas has roots dating back to the 1930s, and we've seen - and been a part of - ground-breaking changes within the security industry, specifically in the canine services sector. We are looking for a Kennel Assistant to join our team, operating at our Chalkwell site. With access to training and the ability to gain qualifications, you can grow in confidence and take on more responsibility. Our people are empowered and are not micro-managed. We trust people to do a good job and make a difference every day, and we recognise our employee's efforts and achievements through our 'You Make a Difference Awards' and quarterly 'Community Award' schemes.

If this sounds like an organisation that you can contribute to, then we want to hear from you.

Securitas are redefining industry and unlike other security companies, we are driving solutions that combine people technology and knowledge rather than just static guarding. We are establishing a reputation that is second to none as we integrate with the operations teams within hundreds of high profile companies., Securitas is the leading global security services provider employing more than 345,000 people scanning 58 markets, throughout North America, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In the UK, Securitas employs over 10,000 people, providing Protective Services to a wide range of clients from small local businesses, to national and global corporations, and even international airports. Its operational centre in Milton Keynes provides support to the largest mobile fleet in the UK. It also houses the industry first Training and Development Academy with accreditation from City & Guilds. Securitas' focus is on security and its ability to offer real value through its six Protective Services, including Fire and Safety. Unique within the industry, its focused service offering is a key differentiator in all the markets in which it operates. With its global footprint, Securitas is at the forefront of innovation, moving the industry towards predictive security by harnessing 'big data' to provide intelligent, pro-active solutions