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pet shop grooming job opportunities

Are you looking for a new fast paced job in a female lead, innovative, fun and caring company? Look no further! Doghouse is hiring!

We're on the lookout for new staff members for our Bradford on Avon store.

Please read the following job descriptions carefully before applying.

 

pet shop staff

 

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CANDIDATES NEEDED IN BRADFORD ON AVON

DOGHOUSE is independent, female owned and we truly care about each other as a team, which really shines through in the way we do things. We allow our groomers to really take time to get to know the dog and their owner, and develop relationships which is sadly often not the case in bigger companies. We truly care about building good customer relationships, as we believe this benefits everybody involved.

Each groomers grooms on average around 3/4 dogs a day, so you can work at a pace that works for you, without the need to rush the dog out the door and onto the next.

We're looking for candidates with real dog grooming experience, whether that's experience in a busy salon, experience running your own company, or experience from a hands-on qualification - we'd love to hear from you.

Benefits include a happy work place, competitive salary, on-going specialist training, great coffee, caring and compassionate management style, annual leave and pension - and puppy kisses!

We are offering up to £12 an hour for qualified groomers - one of the highest salaries in the area for this role.

We're interested in hearing from groomers who...

  • Have experience working in a busy grooming environment.
  • Can confidently and compassionately manage dogs and their owners.
  • Have an ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Are passionate about dogs and committed to their welfare.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a City & Guilds Level 3 dog grooming qualification and/or similar relevant experience/qualifications
  • Be able to provide friendly and outstanding customer service.
  • Keep detailed grooming records.
  • Maintain a high level of presentation in the salon.
  • Manage the salon booking diary efficiently.

Traits:

  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Team player
  • Eye for detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Dedicated & loyal

All of our grooming roles will include weekend work.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,800.00-£24,960.00 per year

 

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CANDIDATES NEEDED IN BRADFORD ON AVON

We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. Owners come to us because they know they will get sound, honest advice and a friendly welcome. We are looking for an individual who is happy to work in a busy shop environment and in our café as a barista. Benefits include a happy workplace, competitive salary, on-going specialist training, great coffee, annual leave and pension.

DOGHOUSE is a unique concept, we're a grooming salon, pet shop and café in one, designed as a haven for dogs and dog lovers to come together over a great cup of coffee while their dog gets pampered. We want owners and their dogs to feel at home when they stop by so friendliness and great communication is a must when working for us.

This is a fast paced role, you will be responsible for both the shop floor - interacting with customers, stocking shelves etc - as well as behind our café counter serving coffee and cake. We will provide full barista training as well as product training so you are fully qualified in both aspects of the role.

DOGHOUSE is independent, female owned and we truly care about each other as a team, which really shines through in the way we do things. We truly care about building good customer relationships, seeing customers come back time and time again (and seeing their dog's grow up in front of your eyes) is a truly wonderful part of the job.

We're looking for a full time employee: 5 days per week which will include weekend work. There will be an opportunity for additional days as and when required.

We are looking for candidates with an enthusiasm for dogs, design & independent stores, who are motivated to work independently and as part of our small team, ideally with a minimum of 3+ years experience working in retail or a busy coffee shop environment.

Pet shop experience, or having an in-depth knowledge of pet products, is preferred.

Traits: Dedicated & loyal, an eye for detail, friendly, hardworking, positive & proactive.

The role will involve:

  • Working directly with customers within the store, providing friendly & outstanding customer service
  • Managing the online booking diary for grooming appointments
  • Keeping a detailed record of stock & customer orders
  • Maintaining a high level of store presentation
  • Developing product knowledge
  • Accepting deliveries & checking stock received (this can be hard physical work)

Benefits include a happy workplace, competitive salary, on-going specialist training, caring and compassionate management style, great coffee, annual leave and pension (plus, puppy kisses are a bonus!)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,720.00-£20,800.00 per year

        

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    If you are interested in joining our team then please send a letter of introduction outlining what skills you have and why you would like to work with us along with your CV to marketing@doghouseboa.co.uk.

    Please include the role you would like to apply for in the subject of the email.

     

     

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