Dog Grooming Assistant

We Are Looking For A Dog Grooming Assistant To Join Our Friendly Team In 

Newchapel, Near Lingfield RH7 6HS


Chic Grooming is a newly refurbished spacious salon in the countryside that is fully air-conditioned and heated with free off-road parking. Unfortunately, due to the rural location of the salon, full driving licence and ability to drive to the salon is essential.


You must have a genuine love for animals, a good attitude, and a willingness to learn.


We are a fun, but busy, small salon, however we always put quality before quantity.


  • Although we specialise in small and medium sized dogs, you must feel confident with large dog breeds too.


  • Customer service is of the upmost importance, so strong people skills as well as feeling confident with dogs is important.


  • Your job would be to fully bathe and prepare dogs to an extremely high standard for the stylist, making sure any knots are removed and de-shedding any double coated breeds.


  • Other duties will also include meeting and greeting customers, handling payments, booking appointments and cleaning. Attention to detail is vital in all tasks.


  • The ideal candidate will be trustworthy, confident and have a 'can-do' attitude. Formal qualifications are not essential. However, a willingness to improve and learn new skills would be an advantage.


  • The role will be initially part time, approximately 12 hrs a week over over 2 days a week, Tuesday, and Thursday, for welfare grooming in the current climate, then ideally expanding to 40 hours per week, over Monday to Saturday.


  • Although our opening hours are usually Monday-Friday, occasional weekend work during the busiest times of year would be required.


Job Type: Part-Time Leading To Full Time



  • On-Site Free Parking


Salary: £8.00-£10.00 per hour


Additional pay:

  • Tips



  • Employee Discount

Experienced Dog Groomer

Please Only Apply If You Are A Qualified Dog Groomer With Experience To A High Standard 

And Have Plenty Of Experience Grooming All Breeds Of Dogs.


  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting, highly experienced growing company, Chic Grooming, in their newly refurbished, air-conditioned salon, set within a stunning rural location, in Newchapel near Lingfield RH7 6HS 

  • We are looking for a salon experienced dog groomer to join our friendly, owner managed team.

  • The role will be initially part time during Covid Restrictions, approximately 12 hrs a week over 2 days a week, Tuesday, and Thursday, for welfare grooming only, with the view to opening full time when restrictions are more relaxed at 40-45 hours per week, Monday to Saturday. 

  • If you are hungry to be part of a successful salon and passionate to develop the best grooming team, we would like to hear from you. 


About You.


  • You must have experience of working within a professional grooming environment, and you will have experience in a fast-paced environment where you have taken a hands-on approach.

  • It is essential that you are able to complete a groom from start to finish on the majority of breeds to the highest of standards. (please note that grooming your own pet does not qualify as professional experience).

  • You will have a proven track record of delivering high standards! 

  • You will be a people person, have a real passion for pets as well as being a great team player. 

  • You will be hungry to be part of a grooming salon that is becoming known to be one of the best and you will be proactive in your approach.

  • Some experience in dealing with and handing Cat Grooming as well will be desirable but not essential.


Your responsibilities will be as follows.


  • As a groomer you will be responsible for all aspects of dog grooming from greeting clients, booking them in. washing, and bathing dogs, drying, preparing for styling, and styling. 

  • You must be confident with dealing with customers and also confident handling dogs.

  • You will need to be able to deliver the very highest standard of pet grooming and aim to exceed the expectations of the customer.

  • You will be in charge of ensuring that excellent salon presentation is maintained, and high standards are kept through cleanliness, safety, and good standards of housekeeping.



  • Flexible working hours

  • On-site free parking

  • Employee discount


Job Types: Part-time/full time Permanent


Salary: £10.00 to £12.00 per hour