About the Job

Animal Care Assistant – Chesterfield clinic

£11.35 per hour plus benefits

9 months fixed-term contract

Work hands-on in our busy Emergency and critical care clinics

As an Animal Care Assistant, you will be trained in assisting the clinical teams to provide a comfortable and stress free, in-patient environment. You can expect to be handling patients for basic procedures, assisting with running diagnostic tests and ensuring all pets in our care are as comfortable as they can be. You could be asked to help set up and clear down a theatre for surgical procedures, as well as making sure all in-patients have their basic husbandry needs attended to.

Experience required

  • Previous experience of working with animals is desirable, ideally in a veterinary setting

Shift pattern

  • Saturday: 12:00-17:00 and Sunday: 08:00-17:00

What we offer in return for your hard work and dedication

  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Cash Health Plan provided by Simply Health
  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • £780 CPD allowance increasing annually pro-rata
  • 10 hours paid CPD hours annually pro-rata
  • Family-friendly policies including sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes
  • UK Standard Pension contributions
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary