Veterinary Care Assistant - (Leighton Buzzard)

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Health, Medicine, Social Care
South East
Leighton Buzzard
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LOCATION: Leighton Buzzard

JOB TITLE: Veterinary Care Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive dependant on experience 

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday on shifts (8am-5pm or 11am – 7:30pm) with 1 weekend in 4 on call

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a 6 vet small animal practice in Leighton Buzzard. It is the only clinic in Leighton Buzzard which provides their own out of hour’s service. The practice has 3 veterinary surgeons holding a post graduate certificate and are working to the highest clinical standard.
They are now looking for Veterinary Care Assistants to join the team. 

THE ROLE: As a Veterinary Care Assistant you will be required to cover all aspects of animal care. You will be working actively under the Head Nurse with in-house training. 

There may be a possibility to become a trainee Veterinary Nurse in the future. 

Key Responsibilities for the Veterinary Care Assistant role to include:- 

• Care for all hospitalised patients
• Give medication when required 
• Anaesthesia monitoring
• Laboratory work
• Some reception duties

THE CANDIDATE: The successful applicant will be caring, friendly and enthusiastic who can provide a high level of care customer service. You will have a positive attitude and be clinically motivated.

Key experience essential for the role of the Veterinary Nurse:- 

• A minimum of 1 years experience working as a Veterinary Care Assistant 
• Willing to be on call once a week 
• Willing to be on call 1 weekend in 4
• Live within a commutable distance to Leighton Buzzard

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Zoe Harris

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