Vet Nurse (Fixed-term contract)
Salary - Competitive + benefits
Location - RC Ballymena, Ballymena
Job Type - Contract - Maternity Cover
Hours per Week - 20
Closing Date - Monday 17 May 2021
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 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
Working with the Dogs Trust rehoming centre team, you will help provide excellent veterinary care and welfare to our dogs. You will assist with consultations, maintain clinical protocols 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.
Please note that this is a fixed-term (maternity cover) opportunity.
At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, either at application or interview stage, please contact us on email@example.com.
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