Veterinary Nursing Assistant – Hackney, East London

A new opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Care Assistant at our long-established and busy Hackney practice. Our branch is growing all the time and we are expanding our friendly, experienced, and supportive team to assist in the needs of our growing number of clients and their pets.

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate previous excellent and relevant client care experience. The role involves a high level of contact directly communicating with our clients via in-person visits, e-mail, phone, and virtually and we will be looking for enthusiasm, self-confidence, empathy, and listening skills in any applicant to provide the standard of care and the personal touch we expect for our valued clients. You will enjoy working in a busy environment and relish meeting lots of pets.

This is a hands-on role in a busy branch so the ideal candidate will be a pivotal part of an established team, and they will often be the first point of contact for our clients and their pets. We also value flexibility, adaptability, a proactive approach, and teamwork to ensure the branch can work efficiently. The role includes significant reception duties, diary management, and the completion of administrative tasks and record-keeping which requires an organised, methodical approach and where accuracy is important. Maintaining cleanliness in reception and other areas of the practice will be required.

Previous experience within a veterinary practice or clinical setting is not essential but would be a distinct advantage.

This position is for an average of 32.5 hours per week and includes Saturday work on a rota but as we embrace work-life balance and flexible working, we are open to discussing working patterns and hours with suitable applicants.

Our industry-leading benefits package includes increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our Simplyhealth Cashback Plan which provides cashback on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, opticians, chiropractor fees, etc., a 24hr employee assistance programme, plus generous shopping, and leisure discounts, fully funded CPD, cycle to work scheme and more!

Goddard Veterinary Group started in 1952 and has a long-standing reputation in London. We have 44 practices, 3 hospitals, and our own nurse training college. We have a great reputation for looking after our staff. We are proud of our many 5-star reviews on Indeed and Glassdoor.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established supportive veterinary business, please apply with a covering letter and CV. Due to the high level of applicants our positions can attract, if you do not hear back from us, please assume on this occasion you have not been successful in your application.