Dog Training Instructor

18 Month Fixed Term Contract (maternity cover)

Job title: Dog Training Instructor
Location:  Home Based covering areas in and around Newcastle, Ashington, Morpeth
Hours:  Full time - working a 35 hour week
Salary:  £18,846.69 - £23,963.91 per annum (Depending on experience)

Working as a Dog Training instructor you will be fully responsible and accountable for overseeing the entire training lifecycle from puppyhood to the moment they qualify as a Hearing Dog.  This is a highly rewarding role where you can directly impact a person’s life.

We are looking for a self-motivated and positive individual with practical and theoretical experience in dog training and behaviour, with skills in teaching, mentoring and coaching people. The ability to develop and train dogs using the skills of our volunteers is essential, so we are looking for someone who finds value in working with both people and dogs and is driven by the overall goal to help train more dogs for deaf people.

You will need resilience and a high degree of efficiency to be a successful Dog Training Instructor. Preferably be educated to degree level or equivalent in the relevant subject area.  If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in working with us in this varied and immensely rewarding job, please contact us to request an application form.  Please email a copy of your CV to:


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Please note that this position is working in the Newcastle, Ashington and Morpeth areas and therefore it is expected that the successful candidate will be based within a commutable distance to this location during the working week.

For any other enquiries and information surrounding the role, please contact our HR Team on 01844 348100.

Closing date for applications is 19 March 2021.

Interviews will be held w/c 22 March 2021.


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