Kennel Assistant

Job title: Kennel Assistant Location: Richmond upon Thames, Greater London Practice: Medivet 24 Hour Richmond Hours: Full Time Contract type: Permanent

The Role

Twilight Kennel Assistant

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a Medivet hospital alongside Vets and Nurses? We are looking for a motivated and friendly individual with a strong passion for animal care and welfare to join us as a Kennel Assistant. You will be working in all areas of the practice learning the core principles of veterinary nursing. This is a unique opportunity for individuals who do not desire to progress to college and become a student veterinary nurse, or do not meet the entry requirements at present.

40 hours a week
16:00 - midnight
National minimum wage

Skills and Experience

This position will involve working at our 24hr Richmond hospital. The successful candidate will have plenty of hands-on experience with patients including walking dogs and TLC with cats; you will be responsible for maintaining kennels and the general environment to a high clinical standard following cleaning protocols, feeding animals, animal handling and behaviour.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of a busy team and possess the confidence to work alone when required; you will have a flexible and adaptable approach to work, happy to get stuck in wherever needed.

Previous work experience within a veterinary practice is desirable (voluntary or paid) along with a willingness to learn; work experience with animals would also be beneficial.

The Branch

24 hour Richmond