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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2019472/96958
Number of Positions: 2
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Temporary Casual
Salary: 7.50
Location: Luton
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:UK Secure Solutions
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Package Description: Competitive rates of pay, paid holiday, contributory health plan and opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career in our Canine Division.  

Job Introduction:

The world’s leading private security organisation, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Kennel Assistant. 

G4S Canine Security Services has a large and expanding canine training centre based on the outskirts of Bedfordshire.

We are currently recruiting suitable candidates to work within the kennel environment maintaining animal husbandry standards with the potential opportunity to progress into the field of dog handling. 

Role Responsibility:

•Perform secure locking and unlocking of kennel facility.

•Carry out daily welfare checks and grooming ensuring all 5 Freedoms are met.

•Exercising dogs at regular intervals.

•Maintaining cleanliness in kennel environment.

•Carrying out feeding and weighing as dictated

•Administering medication when required.

The Ideal Candidate:

Must have previous experience of working with dogs (large breeds)

Be willing to work irregular shift patterns.

Must have own reliable  transport

Skills Required

Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment (training given).

Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public

Effective oral and written communication skills

Active listening skills

Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively

Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately

Attention to detail

Able to work alone or part of a team.


Must be at least 18 years old.

Must be a British citizen or an overseas citizen authorized to legally work in the UK.

Must have access to own reliable transportation

Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications.

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, walking, and sitting.

Frequent kneeling and stooping.

About the Company:

G4S is a FTSE 100 Company and the world's leading provider of security solutions, with operations in over 100 countries Worldwide. G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Limited is one of the largest Business units in the G4S Group and the largest Security Services Company in the UK, with an annual turnover of approximately £440m and employing 20,000 people.  Our success depends on the commitment of our employees to providing excellent customer service to all internal as well as external customers.

G4S is a global company with a diverse employee team and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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