We are currently seeking a full time Patient Care Assistant to float between 10 of our branches across Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will be covering branches in North Oxford, Woodstock, East Oxford, Eynsham, Wantage, Kidlington, Faringdon, Carterton, Abingdon and Wheatley.
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.
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.
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 rewarding role includes a 43 hour week on a shared rota.
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.
CV's to be sent via the 'Apply' link only- we would be delighted to hear from you! (upon application, please kindly confirm you have the entry requirements needed to apply for this role along with confirming you hold the original certificates and a full UK driving licence).
Ongoing support and development training
4 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (FTE)
Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts
Employee of the month awards
Hill's staff pet feeding scheme
Staff purchase scheme