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Job Title:-
Full Time Veterinary Care Assistant/Home Assistants Contract

Position at Cheshire Dogs Home, 225 Knutsford Road Grappenhall, Warrington WA4 3JZ


  • The Veterinary Care Assistant part of the role will be working within the vet unit assisting the Veterinary Surgeons. This will include handling medications dispensing drugs once they have been prescribed, helping with stock control. administering medication to inpatients, restraining for blood tests and health checks, injections, claw clipping etc. Monitoring in-patients including temperature, pulse, respiration rates, as well as urine and faeces output. check intravenous fluids this will be under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon. This role will include assisting the veterinary surgeon in the monitoring of anaesthesia once fully trained
  • The Home Assistant part of the job is mainly caring for the dogs in our care but it is also very diverse with many duties within and around the Home . If you are confident in handling Dogs, dealing with the public and can work well in a team, this job could suit you. You will need to be alert, so you can spot changes in dogs’ behavior. Some of your duties will be dealing with the public, making sure the home is tidy at all times, cleaning out the kennels plus other duties around the home

Practical experience is highly valued and an VCA qualification is desirable but training can be give to the right candidate a animal related course would be preferred but hands on training will and can be given.

£7.50 per hour

40 hours per week – working pattern includes weekend work this will be discussed upon interview

Closing Date:-
All applications need to be sent to The Home Manager Mrs Anna Stansfield at Cheshire Dogs home 225 Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington WA4 3JZ by Monday 1st May 2017

Unfortunately we don’t contain the resources to contact all individuals that have applied for the position. If you have not heard anything from the Dogs Home by Monday 8th May 2017 your application has been unsuccessful.

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