Mobile Veterinary Care Assistant - Alder
Alder, United Kingdom
We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.
We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.
Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.
We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and friendly person with a strong passion for animal care and welfare. The successful candidate will receive full support and guidance in this role. The ideal candidate should enjoy working as part of a very busy team but also possess the confidence to work alone from time to time.
As a Veterinary Care Assistant, you will work in all areas of the practice, learning the core principles of veterinary nursing and will then, after approximately 18 - 24 months, be given the opportunity to train as a student veterinary nurse at college.
Previous work experience within a veterinary practice is desirable (voluntary or paid), along with a willingness to learn. Having work experience with animals would also be beneficial.
This rewarding role includes a 43 hour week on a shared rota.
Skills and experience
A full UK driving licence is essential for this role.
Applicants must have 5 GCSE's at grade C or above to include Maths, English Language and a Science and be in possession of examination certificates. City & Guilds will accept alternative qualifications, e.g. Veterinary Care Assistant Certificate, Animal Nursing Assistant Award or National Diploma in Animal Care. You will still be required to provide proof of GCSE Maths and English and provide the original certificates.
This position is a mobile role covering the Merseyside region, covering 14 clinics.
Address: Alder, United Kingdom