About the Job

Animal Care Assistant Job – Macclesfield

£8.21ph plus benefits

Step into a veterinary career with Vets Now and never look back

Our out-of-hours clinic in Macclesfield could not function without our Animal Care Assistants. They are a vital component in caring for our patients and clients alike, and our clinical team could not save lives daily without the dedicated ability of an Animal Care Assistant.

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 and we will not settle for second best. 

Your career

You will be coached, mentored and supported by some of the most respected and recognisable experts in their field. Our veterinary teams will guide you through your professional development and help you climb the ladder to success.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a candidate that has a genuine passion for animals and can commit to working the following rota pattern. Ideally you will have hands on experience and have or be working towards an animal related qualification. This position will also include covering reception.

Week 1: Monday 18:30 – 22:30, Saturday 17:00 – 22:00 and Sunday 17:00 – 22:00

Week 2: Saturday 17:00 – 22:00 and Sunday 12:00 – 21:00

Week 3: Monday 18:30 – 22:30 and Tuesday 18:30 – 22:30

Week 4: Monday 18:30 – 22:30, Tuesday 18:30 -22:30 and Sunday 12:00 – 21:00

What’s in it for you

  • Pension contributions
  • 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

Please send your application to our Talent team by pressing ‘apply now’