• Cattery Assistant, Zero Hours

    Location: Hours: Part time Practice: Village Vet Salary: £9.53 per hour Practice Details Village Vet

We are a well-established, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accredited, small animal primary care practice that covers the locations of London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire. Alongside all our primary care services we also have four 24-hour continuous care hospitals made up of our highly certified specialists and general practice staff to ensure the highest form of veterinary care for the benefit of pets and clients alike.   

 

Your role and responsibilities

An opportunity has arisen to join our team at our Village Vet Cattery in St Albans as a Cattery Assistant. The cattery assistant role is very hands-on and fast-paced.

The candidate needs to be confident in working with cats. The candidate would ideally have some experience with cats & understanding of cat behaviour.

The main duties are as follows;

  • Cleaning out of cats
  • Emptying litter trays
  • Emptying and restoring bins
  • Washing up of litter trays and/or food bowls
  • Deep cleaning of pens once cats have left
  • Prepare the cat pen accommodation
  • To maintain cleanliness and infection control
  • Assist with cat handling, if necessary
  • Assist with clients either face to face or over the phone.

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral 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 which 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 individual 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, that 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.

 

We would love to hear from you, please contact our Client Care Manager Rosie at [email protected]. If you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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