Animal Care Assistant, Jobs, Northern England, Middlesbrough

Animal Care Assistant - Middlesbrough

Animal Care Assistant

  • Job Ref: 13539
  • Posted on May 7th 20182018-05-07

Animal Care Assistant Job – Middlesbrough

£7.83 per hour

Be an integral part of the team at Vets Now – Middlesbrough

An Animal Care Assistant job isn’t for the faint hearted. Not only will you be hands-on in surgeries but you will also be required to assist the nursing team in caring for, walking, feeding and cleaning our animals. It takes a certain skill set and calibre to thrive in this high-pressured environment. Only candidates with a good understanding of emergency practice will be considered. The successful candidate must hold a UK driving licence.

At Vets Now

Our out-of-hours clinic in Middlesbrough relies heavily on the support of our Animal Care Assistants. They are a vital component in caring for our patients and clients alike.

Our clinical team could not save lives daily without the dedicated ability of an Animal Care Assistant.

Working pattern

No shift is ever the same at Vets Now. We are looking for a candidate that has a genuine passion for animals and can commit to working on a 3-week rolling rota,

Week 1 – Monday to Friday 18:30 to 00:30

Week 2 – Monday to Friday 07:00 to 09:00, Saturday 14:00 to 23:00 and Sunday 10:00 to 22:00

Week 3 – Off

What’s in it for you

  • Pension contributions

  • Free holiday accommodation in Arran

  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan

  • Death in service of twice your annual salary

  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme

  • Company sick pay scheme

  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme

  • Your birthday as a day off

If you are a confident and caring individual with relevant animal care experience please apply now.

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Call Julia to talk about the role

Our recruitment team are ready and waiting to help with any of your enquries.

call now on: 01383 841181

Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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