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Animal Care Assistant

Maltman Cosham Veterinary Clinic is a RCVS accredited, Small Animal practice, which is part of IVC Evidensia.

Our primary focus and Mission Statement are to ‘provide outstanding care for clients and patients with integrity and compassion’.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Saturday, Animal Care Assistant to join our expanding team, supporting a large team of Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses.

This may suit someone currently undertaking a Veterinary Care Assistant Course or an Animal Care Level 3/Level 2 Diploma.

The role will be to support the Nurses with the day to day cleaning and will include some basic care of animals, cleaning accommodation, clinical areas, equipment and occasional answering of the phone.  

The selected candidate will need to undertake work on Saturdays 8.00am-4.00pm, with a 30 minute lunch break.  For the right candidate this may lead to future opportunities, should a full time Animal Care Assistant role become available and in turn this may develop into a future training opportunity, to undertake Veterinary Nurse Training.

What we can offer

  • Working within a fantastic cohesive team
  • Engaging in outstanding clinical excellence
  • Part of IVC Evidensia and the many benefits which come with working for a large corporation, including Birthday leave, many high street shopping discounts and access to many wellbeing initiatives.
  • Pro Rata Annual Leave
  • Minimum wage (dependant on age)
  • CPD encouraged and funded
  • Potential to progress to Student Veterinary Nurse in the future
  • Pension
  • Uniform provided

If you have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 to 9, including Maths or English or a Level 2/3 in an animal related course with a level 2 in Functional skills in Maths and English and are interested in this role then please send a covering letter and your CV to: -

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