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Cat Sitter

PROFESSIONAL CAT SITTERS REQUIRED
HARPENDEN & ST ALBANS

£10 - £15 per hour

Are you a cat lover who either owns their own cat or has worked with cats in the past?
Do you hold a UK Driving Licence and own your own car?
Are you looking for a flexible role to fit around other commitments?
Are you a good communicator?

If you answer Yes to all of the above, this could be the role for you.

Our company is a Cat Sitting Service exclusively for cats whose owners want to keep their cats at home rather than sending them to a cattery when the owners are away.

Our cat sitters visit the clients home once or twice a day to care for their cat/s. Visits are done in the morning and late afternoon to early to mid-evening. Each visit lasts approximately 20 minutes.

The successful candidate must be available to work in busy seasons such as Easter, Christmas & New Year and School Half-Terms. The cat sitters will earn double rate on Bank Holidays and also on 24th and 31st December.

This role is not suitable for anyone already in full time work or education.

N.B. This is a self-employed role where earnings would be dependent on your level of work and you would be responsible for paying your own Tax & NI contributions (and register for self-assessment if necessary).

JOB DESCRIPTION

The visit would usually include:
Cleaning of eating area and food bowls.
Feeding & replenishing of water.
Administering of medication, if required.
Cleaning litter trays.
Cleaning up any accidents.
Grooming.
Interacting with the cat and giving it comfort & attention.
Updating the client via WhatsApp etc. and sending pictures or videos of their cat.
With certain Clients, the cat sitter may also be required to:
Put out/take in rubbish/recycling bins.
Take in the post/newspapers/deliveries.
Open and close curtains and blinds.
Alternate lights on and off within different rooms.
Water indoor and patio plants.
The cat sitter will be fully insured and supported for each job that they do.

CAT SITTER REQUIREMENTS
Preferably be a current cat owner or have owned a cat for at least 5 years or have
Experience working with cats (such as a veterinary nurse or cattery/animal shelter worker).
Must have access to e-mail and have a mobile phone.
Must hold a UK driving licence and be a car owner to drive to their jobs.
A clear Criminal Records Disclosure is required.
Professional approach and good communication skills.

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:
Benefits:£10 - 15 per hour
Branch:Head Start Recruitment
Ref:37138
Consultant:Sandra Oldfield
Tel: 01582 460 415
Email: sandra@headstartrecruitment.co.uk
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