Greater London (East), Stratford
£11.90 per hour
Protection Dog Handler
Application Deadline
28 Mar 2020

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Accredited as Investors in People and a Living Wage Champion, we work exclusively with blue chip clients and other ‘risk-averse’ organisations such as critical national infrastructure operators and government agencies.

In line with the continued growth of our business, we have an on-going requirement for Protection Dog Handlers, to support our work at a client site in Stratford, East London.

GSS has been tasked (on a long-term basis) with providing high visibility protection dog team patrols, in and around the vicinity of our clients site. 

Through our presence, we provide a responsive and effective deterrent and first line support to our client’s security team should any incidents occur.

Full welfare facilities are provided, which includes a paid one-hour lunch break

Shifts timing are:

18:30 to 06:30 nights

18.30 to 06.30 on weekend days

It is anticipated that successful candidates will be deployed for a minimum 48-60 hours per week.

Pay rate is £11.90 per hour.

The benefits of working as a General Purpose Dog Handler for a leading specialist security company such as GSS are:

  • Applications accepted from both SE and PAYE 
  • 28 days per year annual leave
  • Support and training from a dedicated Canine department
  • An attractive expenses policy
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Personal development plan support from the training department
  • Exceptional support from a colleague facing head office team
  • Rota’s pre-planned for you months in advance
  • Shift management and incident reporting mobile applications

Requirements for this role are:

  • You must be customer focused, professional a all dogs need to be fully vaccinated, micro-chipped and fit for work
  • Valid driving licence and own vehicle suitable to deploy to BS: 8517 standards
  • Green CSCS Card is a requirement but successful candidates will be refunded for this upon completion on 3 months work
  • All applicants must have the right to work in the UK, and a 5 year check-able work history according to BS: 7858.
  • If self-employed you must have liability insurance and UTR, and will also be subject to the BS: 7858 screening

If interested in this role – please submit your CV for consideration.  Or for further details please email (quoting Ref: GSS:IQ1)

For an informal discussion through our recruitment opportunities, please contact 020 3751 8383  

GSS (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.