ANIMAL CARE AND WELFARE ASSISTANT – Boarding Kennels

  • Cherry Tree Kennels
  • Balcombe, West Sussex
  • £5.28 per hour

Cherry Tree dog boarding kennels, cattery and pet day care centre, for dogs, cats and other small animals. They are based in ten acres of beautiful countryside. Located in the heart of Mid Sussex. This is a wonderful opportunity for an animal loving person who is keen to gain formal qualifications and a career in Animal Care. Cherry Tree Kennels is an animal boarding and day care facility for dogs, Looking for an enthusiastic animal loving apprentice to join the team.

Vacancy provider logo for Haddon Training Ltd

  • GMFJ Reference
    217922
  • Wages
    £5.28 p/h
  • Hours
    32.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    04/01/2023
  • Start Date
    04/03/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    15 months

  • Location
    Balcombe
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Animal Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Animal care and welfare assistant (ST0397)
  • Employer
    Cherry Tree Kennels

Description

Cherry Trees is an animal boarding and day care facility with spaces for 140 dogs, 25 cats and other small animal boarding and day care facilities.

They are offering the perfect opportunity for you to working alongside a team of highly experienced animal care and welfare professionals who will help you develop your animal Welfare skills.

Are you an enthusiastic animal loving apprentice who are keen to gain a Level 2 Animal Care City & Guilds qualification. The right candidate needs to love being with animals and work well with within the team. Does this sound like a good fit for you? If so you gain excellent experience, working along side a great team of animal care professionals. All your training will be on site, there will be no college attendance, you will learn all you need to know on the job!

  • The Level 2 Animal Care Apprentice role will include,

Cleaning kennels, walking dogs, washing animals, feeding, giving medication and keeping the facilities and area clean and tidy.

  • Candidate Eligibility
The candidate must be a UK Resident and not completed a training program containing similar standards or above the apprenticeship being offered. Candidates must not currently be studying on a government funded contract.

  • Application process
Should you CV contain the relevant candidate qualities, it is likely that They will invite you for an informal interview and be offer a trail which could be for one day or two.

  • Access to Cherry Trees Boarding Kennels and Cattery

Must be able to get themselves to work either with lifts or be able to drive. Working well within a team absolutely a must.


  • Working Timetable
4 days on 4 days off Monday - Sunday rotating basis (Shift work)
7.30am -3.30pm or 11.30am to 7.30pm

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 217922)

Company website : www.cherrytreekennels.com

  • Team Work
  • Good communication and time keeping
  • Use of initiative
  • Be able to get to work either with lifts or be able to drive.

GCSE or equivalent pass in English and maths is beneficial but not essential. If you do not have passeds. we will support you in achieving your functional skills English and Maths qualifications alongside your apprenticeship.

Call Haddon Training to discuss if not yet achieved

All Training and mentoring will take place during your paid working hours. Your day to day mentoring will be with your employer. Also a combination of online and in person monthly sessions will be held by your Haddon Training Coach.


  • Must love animals
  • Be flexible and hard working
  • Friendly and caring

If the right apprentice gains good grades and fits in well with the team, there would be the prospect of full time employment and always opportunities to further their careers. Such as progression on to an animal welfare and management L3

This job requires shift work so ensure that you can get to work for the times either with lifts or be able to drive.

Based on this opportunity you might also be interested in.

Equine groom Apprenticeship, riding and BHS training

  • Animal Care
  • Competitive p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Royal Wootton Bassett

Equine groom Apprenticeship, riding and BHS training

The dedicated and friendly team at Caron Roberts Equestrian are now looking for an equine apprentice to join them at their livery and coaching centre based in Wiltshire.

Canine Care Apprentice

  • Animal Care
  • 240.00 p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Penketh

Canine Care Apprentice

We are looking to recruit proactive, adaptable people to work within our Luxury dog spa and resort.

Equine Groom L2 or L3 Apprenticeship

  • Animal Care
  • Competitive p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Fordingbridge

Equine Groom L2 or L3 Apprenticeship

Do you want to learn more about working with horses and develop your horse care knowledge and skills? Do you enjoy working with people and interacting with others? Want to work in a stunning part of the Country?

Animal Care Apprentice

  • Animal Care
  • Competitive p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Gloucester

Animal Care Apprentice

An exciting position has become available for Animal Care and Dog training apprentice. Due to requirements in this role you will need to have a clean drivers license .

Equine Groom Apprentice

  • Animal Care
  • 240.00 p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Bridgwater

Equine Groom Apprentice

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Team Bragg

Equine Groom L2/L3-

  • Animal Care
  • 528.00 p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Buckthorn-Weston

Equine Groom L2/L3-

Classic Sport Horses is a location specializes in breeding high-performance sport horses for the Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and show jumping. Based in Dorset SP8. This apprenticeship includes:-International travel over to France for periods of upto 3-5 months at a time to learn about breeding at the employers other siteTravel to National shows grooming for eventingAccommodation and Livery available

Dog Grooming Apprentice

  • Animal Care
  • 158.40 p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Ruislip

Dog Grooming Apprentice

IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLEWe are a busy grooming salon looking for an eager to learn candidate who is confident and willing to work hard to achieve their goals. You will be working with a variety of dog breeds or all different sizes and temperaments. This role is based in our Ruislip store. Plush Pooches dog grooming salon was founded in 2012 to offer a high standard, affordable dog grooming service to Ruislip and its surrounding areas.

Level 2 Animal Care Apprentice Pack Leader

  • Animal Care
  • 198.00 p/w
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • South Derbyshire

Level 2 Animal Care Apprentice Pack Leader

We are now looking to recruit a motivated level 2 Animal Care Apprentice Pack leader to join their busy, friendly team.We are open from 7:30am till 6pm Mon to Friday & Saturday 8am -1pm. Our purpose-built facility is just outside Swadlincote South Derbyshire and enjoys indoor as well as outdoor grass & all-weather secure play areas for the dogs to play in.

Opportunities with Haddon Training Ltd

Haddon Training, est. in 1997 has a rich and established history primarily working with people of all ages who are undertaking work-based traineeships and apprenticeships in Horse Care, Animal Care and Business. In 2021 Haddon Training became part of the Educ8 Group, enabling it to expand and grow further than ever before.

Haddon Training is the preferred training provider for  British Eventing and British Showjumping. As an award-winning, Ofsted Grade 2 'Good' training provider, they deliver high-quality work-based vocational qualifications.

Haddon Training delivers traineeships and apprenticeships across England as well as apprenticeships throughout Wales.

Find Out More
Cyber Essentials
© 2021 GetMyFirstJob Ltd.

Your first steps into the world of work for Apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships, Work Experience & Graduate Jobs