Mobile Patient Care Assistant- Hucknall, Nottinghamshire - Full Time

Hucknall, Nottinghamshire


Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Mobile Patient Care Assistant to be based at our Hucknall and Referrals East Midlands practices.

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 PCA, you will work in all areas of the practice, learning the core principles of veterinary nursing and will then, after around 12 -18 months, be given the opportunity to train as a student veterinary nurse at college. The successful candidate will have plenty of hands on experience with patients including walking dogs and TLC with cats; you will be responsible for maintaining kennels and the general environment to a high clinical standard following cleaning protocols, feeding animals, animal handling and behaviour, reporting back to and assisting nurses with patient care and preparing medical equipment.

This rewarding role includes 43 hour week on a shared rota.

Entry Requirements:

  • Full drivers licence is essential.
  • 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, or alternatively;
  • 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 at grade C or above in Maths and English and provide the original certificates.
  • Previous work experience within a veterinary practice is desirable (voluntary or paid) along with a willingness to learn; work experience with animals would also be beneficial.

Apply now!

Medivet is growing rapidly and it's an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role as well as excellent career prospects and flexibility.

Send your CV by clicking the 'Apply' link- we would be delighted to hear from you!


Key Points

Ongoing support and development training

4 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (FTE)

Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts

Cycle-to-work scheme

Auto-enrolment Pension

Employee of the month awards

Hill's staff pet feeding scheme

Staff purchase scheme

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