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Nature’s Therapies Animal Behaviour
Shebbear
From £107.69 a day - Part-time

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Pay

  • From £107.69 a day

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Shebbear

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Work from home

Full job description

Animal behaviourist & trainer

Salary:

  • Day rate to be discussed depending on experience and qualifications, starting at

£107.69.

Hours:

  • Starting part time with the intention of increasing to full time as the business continues to grow.
  • Opening hours are Monday – Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday’s 10am-6pm.

However, weekend work can be made available if wished by the candidate.

Must be:

  • Fully qualified with a minimum level 5 (ideally 6)/ degree in animal behaviour
  • Use only kind, reward based methods.
  • Experienced working with dogs
  • Experience working with customers/ clients
  • Able to confidentially work alone with clients in their homes and other locations.
  • Able to work alongside others, including other pet professionals
  • Have a full UK driving license.
  • Full time access to a suitable vehicle for use during work hours
  • Have access to a computer/ laptop and the internet.
  • Be confident in using Microsoft office.

Desirable/ Ideally be:

  • Accredited/ certified
  • Experienced with a range of animals
  • First aid trained - animals & people

Requirements of the role:

  • Be able to conduct behavioural assessments in person or via video call. Including identifying the cause of the behavioural problem and the steps needed to overcome the issues being faced.
  • Provide thorough and detailed behavioural reports from the behavioural consults and on-going behaviour support sessions.
  • Be able to provide continued behavioural support to clients in person, via video call, phone calls and email.
  • Be able to identify a clients needs and requirements for animal training (owner and animal) and provide bespoke sessions to meet those needs and requirements.
  • Be able to provide thorough and detailed animal training plans for clients.
  • Be able to liaise comfortably with other pet professional’s such as vets, to provide a holistic solution for the animal and owner, including basic knowledge of medications for pain and anxiety as well as other treatments such as Reiki, T-Touch, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy etc.
  • Be working towards accreditation if not accredited already.
  • Maintain 40 hours of CPD - or amount stated by accrediting body.
  • Only use kind reward based methods in all work.
  • Be able to emotionally support the client through difficult decisions and problems.
  • Work alone in a variety of locations with clients and their animals
  • Travel to clients at their home or agreed locations.

We generally cover a radius of 2 hours drive from Shebbear (EX21 5SH) however regularly see ‘in person’ clients around the following areas: Barnstaple, Bideford, Torrington, Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Halwill Junction, Shebbear, Holwsworthy, Bude, Tavistock, Exeter, Tiverton (+all areas between these locations).

  • Be able to physically and correctly handle dogs of all breeds
  • Work from home to write the behaviour reports/ training plans and be happy to have regular contact with Liz Marden, owner and head behaviourist & trainer, to discuss clients, case updates etc. and to come to the office for meetings as required.

You will be required to sort your own tax.

Please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to liz.naturestherapies@gmail.com

Please also use this email for any questions.

www.ntanimalbehaviour.co.uk

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From £107.69 per day

Expected hours: No less than 8 per week

Benefits:

  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: On the road

Reference ID: Animal behaviourist

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