Veterinary Patient Care

Job details

£5,758 a year
Job type


  • Veterinary Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)


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Additional leave
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee assistance programme
Employee discount
Free flu jabs

Full Job Description

Village Vet Winchmore Hill is looking for a Veterinary Patient Care Assistant for weekends only. About us Looking to take your first steps in a veterinary practice or looking to gain further experience? We are looking for a PCA to complement the weekend team at Village Vet Winchmore Hill located in the London borough of Enfield, within walking distance of Winchmore Hill Overground. Our PCAs play a vital role in supporting of a variety of patients making this practice a rewarding workplace and a great place to learn Our Vision: ‘To be recognized as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit. Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized first opinion practices, and four large 24-hour hospitals based in London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities, and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer and support career progression within our group. We have a strong recognizable brand, and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession. Hours: 10hrs/week Saturday and every other Sunday. Your role and responsibilities We currently seeking an enthusiastic animal lover to be part of our current Patient Care Assistant team, working enthusiastically to help maintain a happy, efficient, and effective working environment. Our Patient Care Assistants undertake a variety of duties as directed by the Veterinary Surgeons and/or Registered Veterinary Nurses and duties or responsibilities may include: · Assist with the reception and client care including answering the telephone, dealing with enquiries, booking procedures, and taking payments. · Infection control · Preparing and maintaining patient accommodation · Assisting with patient handling and restraint. · Monitoring, recording, and providing supportive care to patients, under the direction of the Veterinary Surgeon or Registered Veterinary Nurse. · Assisting with diagnostic techniques to include preparation of equipment, processing and/or packaging for external laboratories. · Maintenance of theatre to include preparation of the environment and equipment and cleaning, packaging, and sterilization of sterile supplies. · Assist with the management of the pharmacy including unpacking of orders, stock rotation, and environmental temperatures. Previous experience is advantageous but training and support for the role will be provided Benefits · Holidays on a pro-rata basis · Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday · Enhanced equal family leave · Enhanced sickness policy · CPD allowance · An extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programs · Progression opportunities · Staff discount schemes · Discounts with PetPlan · Wellness program, including. · Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) · Gym membership discount · Cycle2Work scheme · Eye care vouchers · Flu vaccine voucher · Recruitment reward scheme At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme that is available for everyone. Part of an amazing global family The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individuals, but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. Linnaeus is owned by Mars, which makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in, and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons, and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. Don’t just take our word for it Lauren Barbar PCA St Albans “I joined the team as a Patient Care Assistant, am completing the Patient Care Assistant Course, and can’t wait to see where my career takes me” We would love to hear from you, please contact Purvi Kataria if you have any questions about the role or to apply, Job Type: Permanent Salary: £5,757.70 per year Benefits:
  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme
  • Weekends only
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus scheme
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • London, N21 3RB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)
  • Veterinary Receptionist: 1 year (preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (preferred)