Work with Us

We are currently looking for a Part-Time Dog Walker and Pet Carer  (Self Employed) in the north west Leeds area.

We need a part-time member of staff to join our friendly hard-working team. The position is part-time Monday-Friday (2 to 3 hours a day between 10.30 am to 3.00 pm approx) with occasional evening and weekend work. These hours may increase over time especially covering holidays and illness if required. 

We are looking for someone willing to commit long-term to this position and preferably somebody who is wanting to work with dogs and cats not just any job. 

On the job training days are required before your start date. 

The position will involve walking 2-6 dogs in the local area. Feeding and caring for clients pets whilst they are away on holiday.

We are looking for: 

A hard working, competent, highly enthusiastic, well-presented, responsible individual with common sense and the ability to work well under pressure. 

Good communication skills are required and the ability to remain calm in all circumstances is essential. 

Experience of working with dogs and handling different breeds.Dog training and/or veterinary experience is advantageous. 

The ability to work alone and as part of a team, have strong problem solving skills and the confidence to make on the spot decisions as well as having a calm disposition. 

The ability to deal with clients and confidential documentation. 

Willing to work in all weathers. 

Excellent customer service skills are required. Must speak fluent English and be computer literate. 

Good rates of pay and great working conditions. 

You must have a clean driving licence with your own vehicle (ideally a van or estate car but not essential). The vehicle needs to be suitable to safely transport up to 6 dogs at any one time and okay to get dirty. 

You will need to register as self-employed (guidance will be offered) and complete a DBS (was CRB) check. 

Good references essential.  

Please forward detailed CV (including your address, contact details and cover letter). 

citycatsanddogs@tiscali.co.uk