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Cattery Assistant

3 months ago


Animal Medical Centre

Dwynwen Palmer

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Boarding Cattery Assistant

We are looking for a full time cattery assistant to join our team of cat carers at our cat hotel with onsite veterinary practice in NW2 London. A love of cats is a necessity. 

Duties include: 

Cleaning all boarding areas and adhering to a high standard of cleanliness and care at all times.

Setting up individual penthouse cat accommodation, bedding litter trays, scratch posts etc

 Feeding general and specific diets as per owners requirements

Grooming cats and giving individual care and attention as required

Assisting veterinary nurses with administration of specific medication to boarding cats as required 

Observation of infection control and understanding vaccine protocols, flea and worming treatments

Observing isolation protocol as required

Assisting with boarding care for small furries such as gerbils, hamsters and guinea pigs

Understanding cat behaviour and the ability to detect changes in demeanour or changes in feeding habits

Speaking to pet owners face to face and over the phone 

Following cattery admission protocols such as correct vaccine requirements  

Booking correct accommodation and adhering to individual requirements

Boarding cattery admissions and discharges with pet owners

Taking deposits and payments as necessary

Updating cattery booking diary

Updating practice computer database and record keeping

Updating pet owners during their cats stay, either over the phone or via email.

Liaising with our veterinary team in regards to cats under veterinary care during their stay.


Our boarding cattery is busiest during school holidays, half term holidays and bank holidays including Christmas holidays. 

We are a small business, therefore a positive client and pet experience is paramount. The successful candidate must have attention to detail and a willingness to help.


Hours: 40hr week

Working hours are:

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or 10am to 7pm

1:2 Weekends (Saturdays 9am to 6pm and Sundays 9am to 6pm)

28 days holiday per year


£22k per annum


Please supply a CV and covering letter

Interview may include a 2 hour trial in the cattery

Tel: 07973621675
Address: Animal Medical Cente, London, Greater London, United Kingdom

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