We are looking to recruit a Veterinary Care Assistant (VCA) who will provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing and supporting the clinical team.
The role will be responsible for supporting the hospital team with taking care of the wellbeing of pets by maintaining a clean and hygienic environment at all times, assisting with animal handling, working at reception and providing support to the Veterinary nurses and Veterinary Surgeons. They will also encourage financial contributions from clients from time to time.
Depending on the needs of the hospital Veterinary Care Assistants work both full and part time hours. The role is an excellent starting point if you want a career within Veterinary practice.
Candidates must have a Veterinary Care Assistant Level 2 diploma or equivalent to meet the application criteria for this role, as being highly self motivated with good customer service skills.
A minimum age of 18 years old due to a varied shift pattern.
The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.
As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.
PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.
To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks