Latney's Boarding Kennels and Cattery

Animal Care Apprenticeship (Latney's Boarding Kennels) - Intermediate (Level 2)

Latney's Boarding Kennels and Cattery (Employer)

Keits Training Services Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80
40.0 hours per week To be discussed at interview.
16 months (duration)
12 September 2022(start date)
Animal care and welfare assistant (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
6 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are recruiting for apprentices to join our hardworking and dedicated team to learn all aspects of running a kennel and cattery. Could this be the role for you? Apply now!


What will the apprentice be doing?

We are recruiting for an apprentice kennel hand.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Cleaning kennels and cat chalets to a high standard
  • Changing cat and dog bedding
  • Providing water and food to the animals in your care
  • Cleaning up after the animals
  • Washing
  • Sweeping
  • Bathing and brushing dogs and cats
  • Dealing with clients when required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • All training will be provided by the employer and KEITS towards the Level 2 Animal Care and Welfare standard. 
  • Training towards any functional skills that are required along with tests will be provided. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression onto Level 3
  • Full time employment should the position arise. 

Reality Check

Working in this industry can be hard work but it is also very rewarding, so you must be ready to get stuck in. KEITS reserves the right to close this vacancy early should the need arise.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Previous Dog Experience, Punctual, Calm in different situations

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4) Desired
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