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Job Title: Dog Care Assistant
Reporting to: Day Care Manager
Location: Banbury
Permanent / Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 (between 8:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday)
Salary: £9.50 – £10.50 per hour
Role Profile   If you have a passion for dogs and an attentive and caring personality then I think RBC Petcare have the job for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible, and confident dog lover who enjoys long field walks and messy play to join our small but mighty RBC Petcare team in Banbury!   With our ever-growing family of dogs, we are looking for someone who will care as much as we do, because at RBC Petcare, the welfare of our clients’ pets is our top priority. We make sure there’s always plenty of time for a cuddle or two.   With support from the day care manager, you will be able to help plan activities with the ability to work independently alone as well as part of a team.   Find out more about us by visiting our website:    
In this role you will:   Once you are trained and at a point of being confident with the needs of the dogs, you will be responsible for the dogs in your care and will be able to carry out activities such as:  
– Group Walks
– Play Sessions
– Structured Enrichment Activities (eg fun agility, scentwork, parkour, trick training etc)
– Health Checks on the Dogs
– Wash and Groom Dogs (as required)
– Train the Dogs (recall, wait, emergency stop etc)
– Assist the day-care manager with filming and producing the social media updates for customers (please check out our Facebook and Instagram pages!)
– Transport clients’ dogs to and from their home (vehicle provided).
– Demonstrate a high level of Health and Safety standards within the role, ensuring a safe working environment for all staff and dogs and in accordance with the companies Health and Safety Policy.

The role requires a level of flexibility during working hours; therefore, the successful candidate must be willing to be flexible with their hours. Additional hours will be available especially during busy periods such as covering leave.  
Please be advised that these main duties and responsibilities do not solely define your main day to day activities, as you may be asked to carryout tasks which sit outside of your usual main duties and responsibilities.  
  Role Requirements   Some basic knowledge of dog behaviour and practical experience with dogsWillingness to work outdoor in all weathersSocial Media and IT skills are requiredFull, Clean UK Driving Licence For insurance purposes 5 years driving experience would be beneficial, however this is not a deal breaker.A Level 3 qualification within the animal sector (e.g. animal care / welfare / management / training) is desirable but not essential.  
About the Company   Established in 2005, RBC Petcare is a highly reputable, long-standing business offering doggy day care, dog walking, dog training, home visits and other pet services to pet owners in and around Banbury. Company director Karen Kendall is well respected within the Petcare industry. Karen is a Kennel Club Rally Obedience and Scent-work as well as this Karen is a UK qualified Judge and has been involved in training dogs professionally for many years! RBC Petcare is fully licensed and insured under Cherwell District Council and has a 5-star rating.  
Apply today!   If you have a passion in caring for dogs and enjoy having lots of fun, then we would like to hear from you.   If this sounds like it could be right for you but maybe you have a few questions first, then don’t delay and contact us today via phone or email (07966 847153,   To apply for this position at RBC Petcare please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to Please provide two references to contact.   Selected candidates will be contacted to attend an interview (this may be virtual or face to face) commencing from 14th November 2022 onwards.   All successful interview candidates will have to undergo a trial day prior to any formal offers. This allows us to make sure everyone is happy.  
** Please be advised that as a business we reserve the right to close this role at any time. Where we aim to provide feedback to all candidates who apply for a role with us, due to the number of applications we receive, this is not always possible. **

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