Veterinary Patient Care Assistant

Haygate Veterinary Centre
Telford, Shropshire
Salary in line with National Minimum Wage plus 3% cost of living increase
23 Nov 2022
26 Nov 2022
Our new colleague will be empathetic, passionate about the industry and will be compassionate about animal care; someone who strives to deliver the very best service for our animals and clients, every single time.

You will work alongside a team of vets and nurses, ensuring that we continue to deliver excellent customer service within our practice. This opportunity allows for a great work/life balance in a very rewarding field.

This position is full time, working a 40 hour week, on a 3 week rolling rota with a mixture of shifts covering hours 8am-7pm with 1 in 4 Saturdays.

Your responsibilitieswill include:
  • Animal handling and predominantly supporting the veterinary team in all aspects of clinical practice.
  • Nursing care to patients.
  • Preparation of emergency and operating facilities.
  • General cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Running internal lab samples.
  • Answering phone calls and dealing with incoming enquires along with troubleshooting emergencies.
  • Taking payments from clients.
  • Providing a friendly, efficient and effective service to our lovely clients.

We know that benefits are key, and that your personal benefits priorities will differ from others. Holidays, pensions, discounts, paternal leave, fee payments or share save schemes might be your priority. If you'd like to learn more, do feel free to contact the recruiter managing this campaign and ask them to talk you through our offerings. Or, if easier, you can find a list at on our careers site CVS Employee Benefits- what we can offer you. (

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with animals before, have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real team player.

Please click apply now to include your CV and covering letter.

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