• Veterinary Canine Hydrotherapy Assistant (RVN)

    Location: Tilehouse Barn, Tilehouse Farm, East Shalford Lane, Guildford Hours: Full time Practice: Oak Barn Veterinary Centre Salary: £24,000 per annum Practice Details Oak Barn Veterinary Centre

About us

We are a primary care practice that focuses on small animals and pets in Guildford, Surrey. Our practice offers state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and modern facilities to create a homely and relaxed environment for the animals we care for. We pride ourselves on traditional values and treat our patients as if they were one of our own.

Your role and responsibilities

The Wellness Centre at Oak Barn Vets currently have an opportunity for a Canine Hydro-therapist to join the team at our busy and expanding centre in Guildford, Surrey.

The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running, holding a minimum of L3 Qualification in Hydrotherapy which must include Underwater Treadmill.

You will have excellent handling skills with an essential understanding of canine communication as well as great customer service skills.  Alongside these skills you will also show attributes for professionalism and have the ability to work both under your own initiative and as part of a team.

The Wellness Centre is a referral rehabilitation centre set within a small rural village on the outskirts of Guildford, comprising of a hydrotherapy water treadmill and physiotherapy room.

The ideal candidate must also be confident working sole charge with experience treating a variety of cases and breeds.

Hours/shifts:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Range of shifts available Mon – Fri between 08:00 – 19:00

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • 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

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. 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.

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.

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Claire Challinor on 07709 518041 - [email protected]

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