About the Job

Animal Care Assistant – Eastbourne clinic

£12.60ph plus benefits

About Vets Now

Vets Now is the UK’s leading provider of emergency pet care, serving over 1700 veterinary practices through 60 plus dedicated out-of-hours clinics and two 24/7 pet emergency hospitals.

Role Overview

As an Animal Care Assistant at Vets Now, you will play a crucial role in assisting our clinical teams with providing a comfortable and stress-free in-patient environment whilst negotiating busy shifts in an emergency clinic. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working under the guidance of Vet Nurses and Vet Surgeons.

  • Handling patients for basic procedures and assisting with running diagnostic tests.

  • Assisting in setting up and clearing down theatres for surgical procedures.

  • Ensuring all in-patients have their basic husbandry needs attended to.

Working pattern

  • Sunday: 12:30-21:00

What we offer

  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave

  • Your birthday as a paid day off

  • Cash Health Plan provided by Simply Health

  • Reward gateway giving discounts with 100’s of retailers

  • £780 CPD allowance 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 – 5% Employee/3% Employer

  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care

  • Paid volunteering days

  • Death in service of two times annual salary