We are currently seeking a Patient Care Assistant to work at our Balderton practice in Nottinghamshire.
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 to include 1 in 3 Saturday's with no on call, bank holidays or out of hours.
We will also consider a first year Student Veterinary Nurse- Please note: Student Veterinary Nurse applicants must have already enrolled with the RCVS and already be undergoing training with an approved provider.
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