Dogs Trust

Jobs

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

Canine Carer

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is currently seeking to recruit Canine Carer for our Rehoming Centre in Dublin.

The Canine Carer will be responsible to provide the highest levels of care and welfare management to dogs in the rehoming centre: working towards preparing them for rehoming.

They also will be responsible for working to Dogs Trust’s codes of practice and Safety, Health and Welfare guidelines and deliver excellent customer service to ensure suitable forever homes are found for the dogs in our care.

The successful candidate will be a reliable, hardworking and enthusiastic individual with a passion for dogs and the mission of Dogs Trust, coupled with the skills required to communicate this passion to members of the public.

Interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills and full drivers’ licence are essential for the role.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact HR.

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

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities employer

Contract Type:

Fixed Term Contract (1 Year)

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Assistant Training Behaviour Advisor

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is currently seeking to recruit for a role of Assistant Training Behaviour Advisor. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is highly motivated and confident, with a strong passion and interest in dog behaviour and welfare.

The successful candidate will assist the centre’s behaviour team with the design, implementation and review of Behavioural Modification Programmes (BMP) for dogs in Dogs Trust care. They will also train and support colleagues (staff and volunteers) and adopters on the implementation of BMPs.

This role is very practical, with a physical hands-on presence in the kennels and exercising areas including extensive handling of dogs and coaching of staff on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to use their own initiative, whilst also working as a team player. Experience with the training and behaviour of dogs is essential as well as experience of safely handling dogs of a range of different breeds and behavioural characteristics and excellent knowledge of dogs and understanding of dog behaviour and their welfare.

An animal care qualification or similar relevant would be advantageous and all applicants must have a full clean, driving license.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact HR.

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

Closing Date for Applications is Friday 8th March 2024

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Fixd Term Contract (1 Year)

Closing date:

8 March 2024

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