Animal Care Assistant

Animal Care Assistant

Role: Animal Care Assistant

Location: Burnley, Lancashire

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours a week, to include some weekend working.

Hourly rate: £9.50

Our client is an independent veterinary surgery in Burnley, Lancashire. Through expansion of the practice and the increase in patient case load, the addition of a further Animal Care Assistant is required.

Do you love animals, and like to care for them? Do you want to work in an animal focused environment? Come and Join our team of dedicated Veterinary Professionals.

About the practice:

With over 12 months under their belt in practice in Burnley, the main thing you need to know about the practice is that the hunger they have to be the best in the area. To provide the highest standards of customer service and care for its owners and their pets at an affordable price. Therefore, the person joining the team needs to also believe in the practice’s aim and vision.

The Role:

As an Animal Care Assistant you are an integral part of the team in practice, to support and ensure high clinical standards are met.

Duties include:

  • maintaining kennels and feeding animals
  • Animal Handling and behaviour
  • Assisting Nursing staff with patient care
  • Ensuring cleaning protocols are adhered to
  • The preparation of medical equipment
  • Stock checks
  • Reception cover
  • General Cleaning

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexible in approach
  • Willing to provide cover for colleagues where necessary
  • Trustworthy

The person needs to be hard working, have a strong work ethic and be a good team player, the practice is a lively and engaging place to work, therefore an engaging and flexible approach is required.

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

· Competitive salary

· 4 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application

 

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