We are currently seeking a Patient Care Assistant to work at our exceptional hospital in Alfreton, Derbyshire.
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 a 43 hour week with shared weekend and bank holiday duties.
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!
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