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Assistant Training Manager - Canine Services

Vacancy Details

Salary: Competitive
Location: Canine - Mobile
Region: London
Vacancy Group: Dog Handling
Date Posted: 05/10/2021
Reference: 11449


Job Description Assistant Training Manager Canine Services

Reports to - Senior Training Manager

Place of Work- Farndish and all Canine Deployments

Role Profile

PERSON SPECIFICATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
Good inter-personal skills.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Ability to work under pressure and conditions of uncertainty.
Ability to prioritise work, to observe timetables and to meet deadlines.
Ability to house dogs at home address.
Ability to transport dogs to work.
Ability to identify performance issues in dogs.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work away from home if required.

Integrity, reliability, honesty.
Self-disciplined - able to work without supervision.
Able to work on own initiative.
Open minded, desire to learn.
Physically able to perform the role.
Leads by example.
Tidy, organised.


Experience of working dogs in a variety of disciplines.
Experience in management role.
Experience within the security and/or manned guarding industry an advantage but not essential.
Compiling and presenting reports.

Qualifications (Essential)

SIA Door supervisor licence.
Full, driving licence. 
Minimum level 3 Trainers qualification.
NASDU Accredited trainer levels 2,3,4 as a minimum.
Proven experience in training of dogs for a variety of disciplines.

Other Criteria

Checkable background - at least 10 years. Capable of passing DBS and CTC checks.

Job Description

Operational Duties

1. Liaise with and provide operational advice to clients, handlers, members of the public and others in relation to ICTS capabilities, where appropriate.


1. Supervise staff operationally including freelancers.
2. Carry out performance reviews.
3. Identify training needs and arrange for appropriate training.
4. Address unsatisfactory performance issues and disciplinary matters.
5. Carry out welfare checks on staff and dogs.
6. Monitor sickness and absences in line with ICTS procedures
7. Assist in the selection and recruitment of staff.


1. Monitor and report on operational performance of staff and dogs

Health and Safety
1. Conduct Risk Assessments.
2. Monitor compliance with health and safety policy and risk assessments. Address any issues and prepare reports where required.
3. Monitor welfare facilities and needs of staff.
4. Provide first aid where required.
5. Ensure compliance with RIDDOR and prepare reports where required.

Customer Care

1. Carry out site visits and liaise with clients.
2. Prepare and deliver deployment reports.
3. Provide specialist knowledge, advice, and intelligence.
4. Prepare and monitor compliance of assignment instructions.
5. Deliver appropriate resources for deployments.
6. Preparation of invoices linked to resources delivered.

Animal Welfare 
1. Ensure compliance with all animal welfare legislation and BS 8517 parts 1 and 2.
2. Monitor care provided at boarding kennels, facilities provided on client sites and staff home kenneling.
3. Liaise with veterinary providers as required.
4. Monitor preventative treatment programs.
5. Monitor equipment condition.
6. Monitor fitness to work program.


1. Compile training reports. 
2. Issue and distribute equipment to ICTS locations as appropriate.
3. Support the Senior Training Managers duties during periods of leave or illness.

Contact 1
Contact Name: Kerry Louw
Email Address:

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