Veterinary Nurse - Ballymena

Dogs Trust
Ballymena, Mid & East Antrim
Competitive Salary
27 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Part Time

Closing Date: Sunday 22 September 2019

We are seeking a registered Vet Nurse, who is passionate about animal welfare to join the Veterinary Team based in our rehoming centre.

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 15,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.

Working with the Dogs Trust rehoming centre team and the centre Veterinary Surgeon, you will help provide excellent veterinary care and welfare to our dogs. You will be involved with all aspects of surgery, assist with consultations, maintain clinical protocols, monitor our recovery kennels and be a point of contact regarding veterinary assistance for the centre team, coordinating the running of the vet suite.

To be successful in this role you will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with an appreciation of handling dogs in accordance with Dogs Trust guidelines, using positive reinforcement techniques. Experience of working in a rehoming/charity establishment would be desirable. An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, you should be motivated by the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust. You will be able to show empathy and understanding towards both dogs and people and be committed to delivering the highest standards of patient care and customer service. You will also need a full, clean UK driving licence.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.