Veterinary Care Assistant

£11.44 p.h.
Medicine 5003631 1280

Job Information

Medivet is seeking a part time Veterinary Care Assistant to join our Shrewsbury, Shropshire 24 hour practice.

This role will be supporting a team of Veterinary Surgeons, Nurses, and Client Care Assistants.

As a Veterinary Care Assistant, you will be an integral part of the practice team.
Working with our Veterinary Surgeons, qualified Nurses, and Student nurses to provide exceptional care to our patients.

  • Provide a gold standard service to our patients and clients
  • Following cleaning protocols to maintain cleanliness of the clinical environment
  • Preparing and maintaining medical equipment

This role will be National Living Wage if you're aged 21 or over. National Minimum Wage if you're aged under 21.

Key Benefits

  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • 31 days’ annual leave (including Bank Holidays) rising to 36 with length of service.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.

Role Accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.
In this role you will:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional care to clients.
  • Support with operations and procedures.
  • Deliver patient monitoring and care, including everyday care: walking, toileting and feeding.
  • Ensure the completion of all pre and post operation activity.
  • Complete patient transfers to out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Dispense any medication required under the guidance of the Veterinary team.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory, practice and operational standards.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working as part of a team and building positive working relationships with colleagues.
  • Able to provide exceptional care to clients and patients.
  • Client care skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Able to prioritise a range of tasks and own workload.
  • Flexible and willing to learn.
  • An understanding of the purpose and importance of regulation and compliance.

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