About the Job

Animal Care Assistant Job – Middlesbrough

£8.21ph plus benefits

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

Our out-of-hours clinic in Middlesbrough 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. The successful applicant for this role must hold a valid full UK driving license.

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

Week 2: Monday to Friday from 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
  • 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’