Situations Vacant


The following is a list of Companies that have either an employment opportunity for a Security/Detection Dog Handler or a contract opportunity for a service provider.

Whilst NASDU can confirm (on request) if a Company is a NASDU Member or not it is the responsibility of either the individual Dog Handler or the service provider to ascertain if their future employer/client is compliant to the Code of Practice BS 8517 on an individual basis as applicable.

Further information and guidance on BS compliance can be obtained by contacting NASDU Head Office.

Malpeet K9 Academy are recruiting for an experienced credible NASDU accredited trainer ( or a trainer with the correct credentials to become a NASDU trainer ) Would suit a retired Military or Police instructor looking to add to his or her pension and in turn income. Must be able to instruct handlers and train dogs in GP 2 and 3 , Drug Detection both passive and proactive and Explosive Detection as a minimum. This is not a full time position however we can offer a minimum of 3/4 x 32 day courses per year at our residential facility in South Wales.. Additional training days are extremely likely so a flexible can do approach is a must…We will NOT consider trainers who are attached to other training companies or whom are active as a training business in their own right. Earnings in the region of up to £14,000 PA ( part time ) plus benefits plus expenses plus additional hours / days .

In the first instance please EMAIL your CV and any relevant certs to (position to be filled by 2019) – (posted 16/11/2018)

Security Dog Handler
King’s Cross London, United Kingdom, Full Time
Salary: £22,464.00 per annum
Schedule: 19:00pm – 07:00am Mon – Sun every week

Studios is a flourishing innovative biological community in the energizing King’s Cross. With more than 105,000 sq ft of adaptable studio and office offices, the complex has in excess of 70 best in class music studios, and additionally in excess of 100 office spaces that give a home to a wide range of organizations prevalently working in the music, film and TV, mold and inventive tech areas. With a blend of business new businesses, little to medium-sized organizations, rising specialists and built up A-rundown ability, Studios offers spaces to suit our customer’s particular needs and also the opportunity to be a piece of a network of similar inventive individuals.

We are looking to employ an Dog Handler to ensure that our client receives a consistent and excellent level of care. Your main responsibility will be to assist in ensuring that the property is managed and operated in line with agreed operating principles to support the achievement of our company goal to be industry leading in service levels to clients and stakeholders. You will embrace the ‘exceed customer expectations’ philosophy of SOS Security.

Hours of work: 19:00pm – 07:00am Mon – Sun every week

Responsibilities and Duties:
– Prevent loss and damage to client sites by reporting irregularities
– Observe for any signs of crime and investigate disturbances
– Monitor and control access at building entrances and vehicle gates – including controlling traffic
– Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry to authorised personnel only
– Deal with customers, staff and visitors in a professional manner
– To take effective action in an emergency and co-operate fully with the relevant services
– Carry out any other Duties of a reasonable request by the client
– Take accurate notes to complete reports, log book entries and all relevant paperwork to a high standard -  including reporting in detail any incidents occurring whilst on duty

Service Provision:
– Ensure that service level agreements maintained as detailed in the Site Assignment Instructions and that any shortfalls are documented and reported to the Operations Manager

– Support and maintain policies and procedures in accordance with legislation and SIA Accreditation Scheme
– Support colleagues at on site with regards to requirements pertaining to access and egress

– Any other duties as required by the Operations Manager and Site Assignment Instructions

About you:
To be successful in the role, you’ll have the following Qualification and Skills:
– Valid SIA Door Supervisor & CCTV License
– Must have own dog, NASDU certificate & insurance
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Good organisational skills
– Ability to deal with clients
– High level of professionalism
– Flexible working hours
– Reliable with excellent time keeping
– Ability to use initiative and be adaptable
– Remain calm under pressure
– Ability to work effectively on your own and part of a team

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £22,464.00 per annum

Application method: Apply with your CV and Covering Letter to: (posted 18/10/2018)

1st Reaction Security Limited

GP trained dog handlers are urgently required for both static and mobile assignments in the Northamptonshire area
Fully trained team to NASDU level 2 or equivalent standard, however, we would consider trainee positions for the right candidate
SIA licence required
All dogs need to be fully vaccinated, micro chipped and fit for work
Must have a 5 year checkable work or back to school history
Must have liability insurance and a current UTR number
A valid driving licence and own vehicle suitable to deploy to BS 8517:2016, for the mobile positions a vehicle will be provided.

To apply please contact Perry on 01536 512999 or by email at

Hallmark Security LTD – Looking for dog handlers within the London area

The handler should have a minimum level 2 GP qualification
Recognised working dog with a good temperament
SIA Licence
Full UK driving license
Unmarked vehicle with dog cage (BS8517 compliant)
Public Liability Insurance
Be smart, reliable and punctual
Up to date CT docs

£11 per hour for 12 hour shifts
£13 per hour for 10 hour shifts
£15 per hour for 8 hour shifts

Contact via email (posted 08.10.2018)

1 x Dog Handler required for contract in Chesterfield, Derbyshire from 27th September 2018 until 14th October 2018 from 7pm to 7am.

Duties will include, foot patrolling around a brand new building which has some sensitive equipment on site. Dog handler to work alongside another Security Officer (non dog handler).

There is a Guard Base on site.

The is a self-employed position and any potential applicant should contact Daniel Insley at Riber Security on 01246 268573 or with their contractual hourly rates so they can be reviewed.

Payment will be made 1 week after the completion of the above duty (posted 17/09/2018)

GP Dog & Handler Required – Leicestershire

Cover wanted for 2 consecutive 8 hour night shifts per week for qualified GP dog handler and dog

Must have SIA licence, suitable vehicle and insurance

Also required, holiday cover (by arrangement)

Rate of pay £10 per hour

Contact: Dan 07904 914671 after 6pm (posted 04/09/2018)

K9 Protection Ltd are looking for a dog handler for a task in Cardiff for night shifts.
The handler should have a level 2 qualification, suitable unbranded vehicle and suitable working dog.

Shifts are 1900-0600 Monday – Friday and 1700-0600 Saturday & Sunday. The task is ongoing until February. There are shifts for an immediate start for the right person. We’re looking for someone that could commit to 4 shifts per week or more.

Rate of pay is £11 per hour, payable within 30 days of invoice.

The site is a final phase construction site.

For further information, please contact Paul Green, (posted 03/08/2018)

Security Dog Handlers required for London and Surrounding Areas

Must have the following:

SIA License
Full UK driving license
Appropriate dog and handler training and qualifications
Unmarked vehicle with suitably fitted dog cage
Appropriate insurances in place
Be of smart appearance
Be reliable and punctual

Positions will be on a self-employed basis.
Please send CVs to or contact Ryan on 07787568239

GP Dog Handlers Required for London and Home Counties: please send CV to (posted 23/07/2018)




Following a significant rise in new contracts we’re looking to add to our team and have ad-hoc positions for immediate start in CANTERBURY KENT, ALSO IN LONDON, ESSEX AND SURREY for reliable dog handlers willing to travel and MUST meet the following criteria:

• Your own dog (GSD, Rottweiler, Malinois or any other working breed) – training can be facilitated
• A valid SIA licence
• 5 years checkable work history
• Your own suitable transport for you and your dog and able to get to sites on time
• Professional appearance and high standards
• Ability to work in the UK
• Flexibility to work day or night shifts (LONG SHIFTS ALSO AVAILABLE)



Security Dog Handlers wanted for Ashford, Kent area

Must have the following:

SIA Licence
Full UK driving licence and be willing to travel
Appropriate dog and handler training and qualifications (NASDU, HABC, EDI Level 2 or equivalent)
Unmarked vehicle with suitably fitted dog cage
Appropriate insurances in place
Be of smart appearance
Be reliable and punctual
Have good English speaking and writing skills

Positions will be on a self-employed basis. At least 5 years’ employment history will be required.

Please send CVs to (posted 28.06.2018)

Security Dog Handlers wanted for Newmarket area

Must have the following:

SIA Licence
Full UK driving licence and be willing to travel
Appropriate dog and handler training and qualifications (NASDU, BIPDT, EDI Level 2 or equivalent)
Unmarked vehicle with suitably fitted dog cage
Appropriate insurances in place
Be of smart appearance
Be reliable and punctual
Have good English speaking and writing skills

Positions will be on a self-employed basis. At least 5 years’ employment history will be required.

Please send CVs to (posted 28.06.2018)

Explosives Detection Dog Handlers

Securitas are looking for dynamic handlers to work within the Aviation Sector.

Teams will be certified to Department for Transport standards and operate under strict regulations, maintaining the highest level of compliance through regular training and quality assurance.

Salary starting at £28,000 (average 40 hour week) dependant on location.

Handler training, certified dog, company vehicle and home kennelling facilities supplied.

Applicants- Level 2 General Purpose Security Dog Handler minimum

Please contact for further information (posted 25/06/2018)

DD Handlers required deployment 19th until 23rd of June in Berkshire. This is a high profile customer so both dog and handler must be of smart appearance and suitably qualified. £25 per hour minimum eight hour shifts. To apply pm your telephone number and we will call you back

Matt 07782 150422
Specialist K9 Services Ltd (posted 07/06/2018)

ICTS Uk are recruiting EDD handlers. Full details and on line applications can be made on (posted 22/05/2018)

T&L Canine are recruiting a fully qualified GP Handler for a contract in Highgate London. The handler must have a minimum of NASDU Level 2 and have their own public Liability insurance. They should be first aid qualified and have an unmarked vehicle which is suitable to carry a dog. We can offer a minimum of 15 shifts per month each shift is either 1800-0600hrs or similar. The rate is £11 per hour and the handler would ideally live within an hour of Highgate or have the ability to be self-sufficient as accommodation is not provided.

If interested please contact Emma Lush on 07583 947605 or Leigh Mason on 07717 822912 (posted 19/04/2018)

ICTS UK & Ireland Ltd, Canine Services, are planning to hold a free GP & EDD Continuation Training day with the potential to offer employment for those candidates who excel. GP Employment will predominately be in the midlands, but there may be opportunity for other locations. EDD Employment will be nationwide. All contracts are long term.

There are strict criteria, for those wishing to attend this training package:


SIA Door Supervisor
5 Year Checkable History
Own Dogs
British Standard Compliant Vehicle
Latest CT Records
NASDU GP Lvl 2 Qualification or Equivalent
NASDU GP Lvl 2 Annual Assessment or Equivalent
NASDU Lvl 4 EDD or Equivalent
NASDU Annual Assessment
UTR Number

Location for training is to be confirmed but will be: Hall 16, Birmingham, NEC

Date of training will be 13th March 0900-1600hrs.

For those interested, please email:

For those interested, please email: (posted 28/02/2018)