• Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Manager

    Location: 43-47 Cogan Road, Auldhouse Retail Park, Pollokshaws Hours: Full time Practice: Pets 'n' Vets Roundhouse Vet Hospital Salary: £22,145 Practice Details Pets 'n' Vets Roundhouse Vet Hospital

Pets’n’Vets Roundhouse Hospital is a friendly and progressive primary care and referral Practice based in Glasgow’s Southside. Our team of receptionists, RVNs, PCAs and vets are amongst the best in the business!

Due to career progression into veterinary nursing, our PCA manager will be leaving this position in August. This leads to an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be trained into this role by the current Team Lead.

Your role and responsibilities

The role will focus primarily in managing and supporting the Roundhouse Patient Care Assistant Team within the hospital as well as working alongside other line management to ensure a smooth running of the hospital on a day-to-day basis.

The PCA Manager will also have good knowledge of order protocols, kits and equipment in use, a great understanding of all sterilizing procedures, patient prep, scrubbing protocols, good knowledge of lab procedures (internal and external), cleaning protocols and be able to confidently demonstrate these protocols/procedures with ease. 

Position will be Monday-Friday 8.30-5.00 and will not be included in night or weekend cover.

Candidate will also be required to work closely with Lab Manager and Roundhouse Referral PCA and will be required to fill in for either role during holidays/sickness.

This position will not be included in the ongoing PCA shift rotation but may be required to cover essential shifts due to sickness/holidays due to any staff shortage.

ESSENTIAL

  • Good organisation skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Forward-thinking
  • Able to work with time restraints 

DESIRABLE

  • Previous experience within a PCA role
  • Managerial experience

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • 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’d love to hear from you so please contact [email protected] for more information or an informal chat. To apply, please complete the application form below.

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