Trainee Dog... Part-Time 16...... This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for a company voted in the top 10, in the Great Place To Work (Best Large Workplaces) awards 2017 for the second consecutive year,...
Trainee Dog Groomer
Part-Time 16 Hours
This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for a company voted in the top 10, in the Great Place To Work (Best Large Workplaces) awards 2017 for the second consecutive year, and Number 13 in Europe in 2016! We have over 440 stores and over 300 Groom Rooms and are the UKâs number one pet care retailer.
Reporting into the Salon Manager, your responsibilities will be as follows;
â¢ Youâll deliver the very highest standard of pet care and as a Trainee Dog Groomer your main responsibility will be the prepping and bathing of pets, as well as clipping their nails in preparation for the Dog Groomer/Salon Manager to carry out the required groom.
â¢ You will exceed our customersâ expectations by delivering Pawsitively Outrageous Service.
â¢ Your excellent communication skills will be fully utilised as you will be dealing with customers and their pets on a daily basis.
â¢ You will assist in ensuring excellent salon presentation is maintained and high standards are kept through cleanliness, safety and good standards of housekeeping.
â¢It is essential that you have gained practical experience of bathing and prepping pets in a professional grooming or pet care environment (please note that bathing and prepping your own pet does not qualify as professional experience).
â¢Having a grooming or pet care related qualification would also be beneficial.
â¢Youâll be a people person, have a real passion for pets as well as being a great team player.
â¢Youâll be hungry to be part of a successful salon and youâll be proactive in your approach.
â¢ Competitive rate of Â£7.91 per hour, plus bonus.
â¢ 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), rising to 33 days after 2 years of service.
â¢ Birthday Leave - 1 day extra leave to celebrate your Birthday!
â¢ Pension - Youâll have the opportunity to join the Pets Pension from day 1 of joining us and the company will contribute to your pension plan so long as you meet the auto-enrolment criteria.
â¢ Colleague Discount - 20% discount for you (plus one family member). This can be used in Pets at Home Stores, Groom Rooms, Companion Care Veterinary Services, Ride-Away and Pets at Home Pet Insurance!
â¢ âTreatsâ benefits- an online range of offers and discounts which are available exclusively to Pets at Home Colleagues
â¢ Life assurance
â¢ Charity Leave - You are entitled to have one paid dayâs leave each year to work for your favourite animal related charity.
â¢ Celebrating Special Celebrations? Youâll get 1 extra week off and a gift to celebrate your wedding or civil partnership, and a gift from us if you are expecting or adopting a baby!
â¢Free Car Parking
Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
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