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Patient Care Assistant - Village Animal Hospital

Practice Site:
  • Village (Smallfield)

Village (Smallfield)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Patient Care Assistant to join our team here at Village Vets in Smallfield! 

This is a permanent position working 35-40 hours per week. We also have a Saturday rota of 1 in 8.  Flexibility to cover holiday when needed is also required. We are also able to consider applications from part-time candidates who are willing to job share. Please specify what you are looking for when applying.

This role will involve animal handling, assisting vets and nurses in restraining animals for treatment, cleaning, walking and feeding patients, general cleaning and maintenance duties, answering phone calls, reception cover, greeting clients and providing the highest standards of animal and customer care.

We are looking for someone who really cares about animals. Our ideal candidate will have had some experience with animals before, have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real team player.

In return, we can offer you (pro rata):

  • Salary in line with National Minimum Wage +3% cost of living increase
  • 6 weeks leave a year (5 weeks plus bank holidays/equivalent) rising to 7.6 weeks leave a year after first 5 years of service (1 extra day per annum based on service)
  • Industry leading enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave pay offering 10 weeks full and 10 weeks half pay!
  • Pension
  • Staff discount scheme on Veterinary bills and products
  • Access to Perk Box offering Entertainment, Travel and Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to First Aid for Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions across CVS and 300 trained CVS colleagues in this role.
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs – such as subsidised gym membership, and cycle to work scheme

To apply for this position please click 'Apply Now'

Please do not delay in submitting your application for this role. With some roles that are urgent or receiving high volume of applicants, we may interview and conclude the process prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

 

 


 
 
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Location
Village (Smallfield)
Chapel Road, Horley, Surrey, United Kingdom, RH6 9JH
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  • Salary:
    Salary in line with NMW + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Village Animal Hospital
  • City:
    Horley
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Employment Type:
    Permanent
  • Application Closing Date:
    15 August 2022
 
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