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Training & Behaviour Advisor

Dogs Trust

Location: North End Road Snetterton

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Hours: 40

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 14 May 2021

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter explaining your interest in and suitability for the role via the online application form on our website.

We are seeking a Training and Behaviour Advisor (TBA) to take responsibility for assessing and then designing and implementing behavioral rehabilitation of dogs in our rehoming centre.

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops.  Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.

In this role you will take responsibility for assessing pre-intake and newly arrived dogs and designing and implementing dog training and behaviour modification programs for these and other dogs in our care.  You’ll also be responsible for training Canine Carers to implement behavioural training programs and for advising members of the public in the handling and training of dogs adopted from Dogs Trust.

The successful individual should have a thorough knowledge of dog behaviour and welfare, including understanding the principles underlying learning and the ability to write training and behaviour programs.  You’ll have excellent communication skills with the ability to handle delicate situations sensitively and professionally and have the ability to and experience in handling difficult dogs.  But above all you’ll be passionate and committed to the work of Dogs Trust.

A full, clean, manual driving licence is essential.