We are looking for an enthusiastic veterinary nursing assistant to join our team at our small animal veterinary hospital in Christchurch. This role would suit someone with a passion for animal welfare who is interested in helping care for patients undergoing veterinary treatment. This is a great introduction into a career in animal nursing care with the potential to progress onto a fully-supported veterinary nursing apprenticeship in the future.
The role involves cleaning kennels and walking patients, handling animals during veterinary examinations, cleaning of surgical equipment and some client interaction. We are looking for someone to work Monday-Friday (Shift times vary but generally 9-5 or 11-7) with occasional weekend shifts once confident. The successful candidate will be hard-working, motivated, be able to show initiative and demonstrate good communication skills. Previous animal handling experience is essential with animal care qualifications preferred.
If you are keen to start your career in pet health care in a friendly team and with future opportunities to progress then please get in touch with our head nurse, Roxy, at [email protected]