Animal Care Assistant

Job Description

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Animal Care Assistant to step into the veterinarian industry. Being an Animal Care Assistant is a rewarding job and you will be an important member of the veterinary team. This is a full time role working 5 days a week including one Saturday morning 1 in 4 and holiday cover where necessary. The duties for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Veterinary Nurses
  • Inpatient care – walking dogs, feeding patients, patient monitoring, cleaning the cattery and cleaning the kennels
  • Animal handling
  • Assisting the Veterinary Surgeons when needed
  • Keeping the high standards of cleanliness around the practice
  • Assisting in consultations when needed and cleaning and restocking consult rooms.
  • Covering general reception duties – taking calls, serving clients, dispensing of medications and helping the receptionists

About Us

We are a friendly first opinion small animal practice based in Weston super mare, North Somerset who take pride in offering exceptional care to our patients and their owners. We are RCVS accredited with modern facilities and have an experienced team of Veterinary surgeons and Veterinary Nurses, who all enjoy working together and eating cake!

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have 5 GCSEs of grade C (4) or above, including Maths, English and Science and must have already undertaken work experience within the veterinary industry or have gained experience in animal handling and administration. This position has the potential to become a training position and help provide career progression within the veterinary industry.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Job Location

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom

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Clarendon Veterinary Centre