Pride in Pets Leicester have an excellent reputation for as the go-to local Pet Care Service in our areas of coverage. We hold exceptionally high standards and are committed to consistently building on knowledge and skills.

We are seeking new casual Team Members to join our Company, delivering an exemplary service to our customers and providing excellent care to their pets.

You must submit a cover letter with your application to be considered for the role, demonstrating your suitability.

Full role description below:

We are seeking new casual Team Members to join our Company, delivering an exemplary service to our customers and providing excellent care to their pets.

2 x Casual Evening and/or Weekend Pet Care Provider (Dog Walking, Cat Feeding and evening sitting, other duties as applicable)
Hours: Casual. Either Monday-Friday evenings required and/or Saturday & Sunday availability required, including daytime and evenings.

Location: Remote, within 10 miles of LE2, Leicester. Driving and use of own car is essential.

Hourly Rate: £7.50 per hour, rising to £8.25 per hour after 6 months.

Holiday pay: Paid hourly.

Duties for Pet Care Providers include:

– Dog Walking (small groups and one-to-one)

– Dog home visits

– Cat & Small Pet feeding visits

– Other Pet Care assignments may be available to suitable candidates, including Home Sitting (overnight care in Client’s Home), Day-Care or Home Boarding, if applicable to candidate.

The Staff Member will be required to work independently.

Essential Criteria:

– You must be confident, enthusiastic and committed, with a real passion for and skill with animals.

– You must be a good communicator, socially confident and able to chat and put our Clients at ease. Fluent English Speaking essential.

– Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, trustworthy, honest and reliable.

– Physical fitness and stamina essential, this is a physically demanding role.

– Be willing to work and walk in all weathers. Must be skilled with dogs and able to walk multiple dogs.

– Own transport required. Must be willing to transport pets in the vehicle. Equipment provided.

– Have a Smartphone (E.g. iPhone) with constant data access during working hours.

– Previous experience in a similar role or within another animal-based establishment.

Desirable Criteria:

– A degree, diploma or other qualification in animal behaviour, welfare or other similar area. (Priority given to such candidates)

– Customer Service experience.

– An interest in undertaking further training is essential.

Successful candidates will be required to produce a passport and/or driving licence and undergo a Criminal Disclosure check (must have a clear record) prior to commencing work.

Full training and insurance, including first-aid, will be required.

If the candidate is successful at interview, up to 3 full or 6 half-days of unpaid shadowing will be required prior to job offer being made. During these days, candidates will be required accompany a staff member on group walks/one-to-one walks and their skills and suitability will be assessed.

You must submit a cover letter with your application to be considered for the role, demonstrating your suitability.