Dogs Trust


We occasionally have career vacancies at our Dublin Head Office and our Rehoming Centre.

Our centre employs a number of staff to deal with a variety of duties ranging from day-to-day management to ensuring the well-being of the dogs in our care. We look for people who have empathy with the aims and objectives of the Charity.

Current vacancies

Assistant Manager Behaviour

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is delighted to be recruiting for highly efficient, organised, positive and proactive individual with experience of managing and developing a team for the position of Assistant Manager Behaviour.

The Assistant Manager Behaviour will be responsible for the day-to-day operation, management and continuous improvement of dog training and behaviour activities within the Dublin rehoming centre. The role is directly responsible for a team providing guidance in progressing dogs towards appropriate best-welfare outcomes.

The postholder will be working closely as part of the centre’s management team, manage assessment and ongoing behaviour management work of dogs in our care including evaluating the behaviour of dogs in the centre, identifying early signs of behaviour problems or welfare issues, and assess the suitability of different interventions in order to achieve appropriate outcomes in each case. They will also manage provision of support to our adopters.

The successful candidate will have higher education level qualification or equivalent experience in animal behaviour, animal training, animal welfare or related subject, and practical experience of safely handling dogs of a range of different breeds and behavioural characteristics.

They will be able to work on their own initiative as part of a high-performing management team and be an informed and pragmatic decision maker who can consider multiple perspectives. They will be flexible with a high level of emotional resilience and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Full, clean manual Irish driving licence is essential.

A full job description for this position is available on our website. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Kamila Gero.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover letter by email on [email protected]  

Closing Date for Applications is Sunday, 17th July 2022

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

40h, Permanent

Closing date:

17 July 2022

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