Veterinary Care Assistant

Job Type:       Veterinary Care Assistant

Location:        Cardiff, South Wales

Salary:            £16,000+ pa, DOE

Hours:            Full Time, No OOH’s

 

As part of our clients on-going expansion, they are looking to hire several Veterinary Care Assistants to join their friendly, approachable, and professional branch team in the Cardiff area.  

 

Role

 

They are looking for someone who is confident, empathic, and compassionate to reflect the high standards of care they provide for their clients.  

You must be resourceful, perceptive, and proactive. Experience of working within a veterinary practice as a VCA is required.  

 

The VCA’s role consists of:

· Welcoming new arrivals,

· Provide first-class care to injured/sick patients, including documentation, monitoring, health checking, feeding and grooming.

· Administer some treatments including injections, tablets, drips and blood transfusions.

· Perform diagnostic tests, e.g., Blood sampling, urine analysis and x-rays

· Handling and restraining animals in a safe and controlled way.

· Prepare animals for surgery and perform some minor procedures, e.g., Suturing wounds and dental hygiene.

· Assist Nurses and Veterinary surgeons with operations.

· Other general admin duties.

 

You will need to have:

  • A Veterinary Care Assistant Level 2 diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in veterinary industry
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Compassion and empathy when dealing with clients.
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Benefits:

· Company discounts.

· Discounts on veterinary products and services.

· Up to 5 weeks a year holiday + Bank Holidays.

· Company Pension Scheme.

 

This independent practice provides excellence in all aspects of pet care. With many years of experience in the veterinary sector, the team has a genuine passion for animal health.

They aspire to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

This would suit someone with the aspirations of becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

 

*****COVID 19 PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE WITHIN THE PRACTICE*******

 

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