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Full Time Veterinary Care Assistant

  • Location:
    South East
  • Practice Name:
    Hastings Vets4Pets
  • Position:
    Veterinary Care Assistant
  • External Advertising Start Date:
    11 Jul 2019
  • Vacancy Type:
Surgery Information / Job Description
Our busy and established Companion Care surgery based in Hastings is looking for a Veterinary Care Assistant/Receptionist to join their team as soon as possible.  

"Lovely caring staff who genuinely care for the welfare of your pet", "Would definitely recommend can't put a price on the amazing service they provide, knowing your pet is happy and being well cared for", "Very much appreciate your kindness and dedication to your work"

Our certified small animal practice is bright, spacious, air-conditioned and purpose built to industry leading standards with state of the art equipment based on Sedlescome Road North in St Leonards-On-Sea, close to local amenities and public transport links.

This is a full time role, 39.5 hours per week and split evenly between Receptionist and Veterinary Care Assistant duties.  This also includes 1 in 3 weekends and the hourly rate will be based on the National Minimum Wage. 
Person Specification
You will be empathetic, passionate and keen to provide the very best service for our clients and their pets.

This role involves animal handling and supporting the veterinary team in all aspects of clinical practice, including feeding and cleaning. There will also be front of house and receptionist responsibility, so strong communication skills and the ability to keep calm under pressure is paramount to the success of this role.

Previous animal handling and customer service experience is a necessity for this role.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare, exceptional customer service and would like to join our team, then we would love to hear from you.

For the right candidate, we may be able to offer the opportunity to go to college to train as a Veterinary Nurse. 
As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care, we offer a supportive and friendly working environment, career development opportunities and exclusive company discounts and cashback offers including 20% off at Pets at Home and the Vet Group.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer