Join the Team



If you would like to join our ever expanding team, please complete our applictation form and return it to us @ jobs@tlcdogwalking.co.uk



Dog Walker position overview



We currently operate in and around the Halifax area but are planning to expand to further areas, so you must be willing to travel and you must also have your own transport and a full clean driving licence. In addition, you must have internet access as you will be required to access your calendar daily and send daily photos to us of your dogs enjoying themselves.

We are looking for self motivated individuals who are previous or present dog owners, you must also be willing to obtain a DBS check (formerly known as a CRB) with the ability to organise your day according to work load. In return we offer an attractive pay scheme and 28 days holiday pay per year, the successful candidate must be available between 11am and 2pm Monday - Friday with extra hours available.

Questions?

    How many hours will I work in a day?

  • Walking hours are usually Monday to Friday, one hour long walk with collection and drop off round the walk. Some walkers do two walks and most walks are between 11am and 2pm, there are some clients require out of hours walks though if you want extra money.

  • Will I be able to walk close to home?

  • Yes, we try to keep walkers as close to their home as possible, however if there are no dogs available near you, we try to ensure all your dogs you are walking are as close as possible to each other.

  • Can I smoke at work?

  • As with all businesses, you must not smoke around the dogs or in any vehicle you will be transporting them in.

  • Will there be a fuel allowance?

  • No, this is incorporated in your wage.

  • Can I work Saturday and Sunday?

  • Occasionally we have dog walks or pet visits to do on a Saturday and Sunday, it is not compulsory but optional.

  • Can I walk my own dog at the same time?

  • Definitely, as long as they are social, however you can only walk 4 dogs at a time after your probation period, during which you can only walk two dogs at a time unless there are more from one family.

  • Will I be expected to pay for the DBS check and if so, will the company reimburse me for that?

  • You will be reimbursed after your probation period.

  • Do I get paid per hour or per dog?

  • You get paid per dog and overtime on an evening and weekend.

  • How much can I earn?

  • Average income is around £300 - £500 pcm however more can be earned by working evenings and weekends.

  • Does the hour dog walk include collection and drop off?

  • No, the dogs must be walked for the full hour.

  • Can I just work a few days?

  • All walkers must be available Monday to Friday.

  • I have no experience with dogs, can I learn on the job?

  • No, you must have previous experience with dogs, however, support will be available and coaching will be given.

  • Can I receive brand building bonuses?

  • Yes, you will receive a generous rewards package for bringing new custom to the business.

  • How will I know what work I have on a daily basis?

  • You will have access to an online calendar and you must check your calendar around 9am in a morning for the days schedule.