Doggy Daycare Assistant
Name: Luca's Doggy Daycare & Grooming
Address: East Paddock, Holly Lodge Farm, PE28 5XZ
At Luca's Doggy Daycare we want to give your dog the day out they deserve. We'll collect your dog in the morning ready for an action-packed day with their friends exploring our Daycare site, exercising and playing games. The site is set in the Cambridgeshire countryside in a fully enclosed 2 acre paddock complete with indoor/outdoor astroturf play area, heated timber cabin, sandpit and a full toy box! We drop your dog back home again happy and tired in the afternoon.
We offer a safe, friendly and social service where your dog can play, meet their friends and have fun. We only accept friendly dogs and they must be fully up to date with their vaccinations. We get to know each dog individually and offer as much love and fuss as if they were at home.
Luca's Doggy Daycare is suitable for all dog breeds from Pugs to Poodles, Retrievers to Ridgeback's - young and old, we just adjust their exercise and rest times accordingly.
5 Star Licence (AW1) awarded by Huntingdonshire District Council in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act.
Job location: Cambridgeshire | East Midlands
Role: Animal Care
Position: Full time
Luca's Doggy Daycare & Grooming are looking for a passionate, friendly and hardworking Doggy Daycare Assistant to join our professional team. Luca's has been created to provide a safe and friendly environment for dogs to have a great day out, explore the countryside setting and socialise with their friends. Our purpose built secure daycare site is away from the potential hazards of public spaces and comprises of 2 acres of enclosed paddocks, a heated cabin, indoor play area, outdoor play paddocks, playground and farm walks. The daycare centre has grown over the past 18 months and we have recently added a professional Grooming Hut to the facility as well as an extra doggy school bus for collection and drop off.
The role of a daycare assistant includes collecting up to 6 dogs in our doggy taxi van each day (Ford Transit Custom), walking and entertaining the dogs either on your own with a small group or part of a larger group with the other staff, setting up areas for playtime and scent games, refilling water bowls, cleaning up after the dogs, keeping the outdoor and indoor space tidy, monitoring the dogs' behaviour and taking a proactive approach to ensuring the environment is always fun and happy.
The successful applicant will have experience in caring for all kinds of dogs, be comfortable handling large, medium and small dogs, be happy working outdoors in all weather, be able to communicate confidently (both with dogs and humans!) and overall have a passion to provide a brilliant day out for our doggy customers. Relevant qualifications and/or experience is highly desired although training will be provided. A full driving licence is required and applicants must be comfortable driving a small/medium sized van. The role will be a minimum 32 hours per week over 4 days with the potential for additional hours.
All applicants must include a CV and Covering Letter. Any application without a Covering Letter will not be considered.
It is highly desired that the applicants live within 10 miles of the daycare site in order to minimise travel time for the dogs.
Luca's Doggy Daycare & Grooming is licensed by Huntingdonshire District Council and has a 5 Star Rating.
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