Twilight Kennel Assistant

Twilight Kennel Assistant National Minimum Wage Richmond upon Thames, Greater London Medivet 24 Hour Richmond Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

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 at our 24 hour Richmond practice.

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

Role Accountabilities

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.

Your Skills and Experience

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.

About Us

With over 400 practices throughout the UK, we are a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating a forward-thinking and innovative place to work.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field and who share our vision and values.

If this is you, we would love to hear from you! 

Job number: FR04598