Dog Training Instructor

Job title Dog Training Instructor
Location   Community based in and around Hertfordshire and Saffron Waldon

Full time working 35 hours per week


£18,447.15 - £23448.23 per annum (depening on experience)


Hearing Dogs for Deaf People creates life-changing partnerships by training dogs to alert deaf people to sounds and danger signals, thereby providing independence and confidence. It is the biggest charity of its kind in the world and we are committed to be the best in our field, with the determination to be the centre of excellence for this unique work.

Applications are invited for the positionof Dog Training Instructor. This position will be based in and around Hertfordshire and Saffron Waldon.

The role involves responsibility for the day to day operations of the volunteers activity within your area, ensuring high quality services, care and support.

The successful applicant will take the role of teacher, mentor and coach to the volunteers in their various roles for the charity as they train their Hearing Dog puppies/dogs in accordance with agreed standards and objectives.

Be able to match and tailor final dog training plans to individual applicants.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate practical and theoretical experience in this area and preferably be educated to degree level or equivalent in the relevant subject area. Applicants must enjoy driving and have good communication skills.

If you are up for this immensely rewarding job please contact Kayla Mackenzie for an application form on 01844 348155 or email 


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Closing date is 3rd June 2019.

Interviews will be held mid June 2019.


Registered charity in England and Wales (293358) and in Scotland (SC040486)                                                       

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitating of Offenders Act 1974. This is in relation to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults. Applicants will therefore be required to disclose all convictions (spent and unspent), cautions, warnings and reprimands and any relevant non-conviction information. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Check under the terms of the Police Act 1997 (Part V).