Essex
Veterinary Care Assistant
Permanent

Surgery Information / Job Description

Basildon Vets4Pets
Veterinary Care Assistant

We’re looking for a Veterinary Care Assistant to join our Out of Hours team at Vets4Pets Basildon. 

Your work pattern will be 1 week in 3, with 7 nights on and 14 off, so if you are looking for great work/life balance this could be the job for you! The shift will start at 6.30pm and finish at 7.30am. 

We are looking for quality applicants and will offer this position to an assertive, enthusiastic Veterinary Care Assistant with an outstanding grasp of the ‘hands-on’ supportive approach.

Basildon Vets4Pets is a modern and progressive veterinary practice. The bright, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including a CT scanner, IDEXX laboratory, Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, ECG, IM3 Dental machine, IM3 dental X-ray, Orthopaedic Surgical Kit as well as an Endoscopy suite

No two nights are the same as Basildon Vets4pets also provides OOH/ECC for 4 other Vets4Pets in the region so our caseload is large and varied. We are a lovely, friendly team with great communication, management, clinical support and we work to gold standard. There are 42 members of our team, and you would be joining an established dedicated night team.

Person Specification

The attributes required

Our new colleague will be empathetic, passionate about the industry and will be compassionate about animal care; someone who strives to deliver the very best service for our animals and clients, every single time. 

The role involves animal handling and predominantly supporting the veterinary team in all aspects of clinical practice, therefore we are ideally looking for candidates with previous experience. There will be significant reception and front of house responsibility with the role therefore you will also need to have strong communication and customer service skills.

 

Benefits

In return, we offer such benefits as 20% discount at the Vet Group, Pets at Home and the Groom Room, access to discounts and cashbacks, in-house career development opportunities, pension and holiday allowance.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Location: SS13 3BY

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