Cattery Assistant

Cattery Assistant

LINNAEUS VETERINARY LIMITED
Full Time 17840 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Location:
601 Hatfield Road, Smallford, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Hours:
Full time
Practice:
Village Vet (St Albans)
Salary:
£17,840.16 per annum


If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Your role and responsibilities

We are seeking Cattery Assistants for a fixed term 6-month contract. The cattery assistant role is fast-paced and very hands-on. The candidate needs to be confident, enjoy interaction with cats, and have some experience with cats and an understanding of cat behaviour (preferable). The candidate will also be able to assist clients either face-to-face or over the phone.

The main duties are as follows (roles are shared with members of staff working that day):

  • Cleaning out of cats
  • Emptying litter trays
  • Taking down bins
  • Washing up of litter trays and/or food bowls
  • Deep cleaning of pens
  • Prepare the cat pen accommodation
  • To maintain cleanliness and infection control
  • Assist with cat handling, if necessary.

Benefits

5 weeks holiday(pro-rata) + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
Career progression opportunities
Staff discount schemes
Life Assurance
Enhanced equal family leave
Employer contribution pension scheme
Wellness program including:
o Employee assistance program
o Eyecare voucher scheme
o Free annual Flu jab
o Cycle to work scheme
Recruitment referral reward scheme

Salary: 36 hours £9.53/hr
Job Type: Fixed-term (six months)
Hours: Rota: 4 days 8-5pm, Saturdays (8-12), Sundays (8-12) including 1 x BH weekend


About us

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized primary care practices, four large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the best, modern primary care or specialist care.

Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certificates across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong, recognisable brand and are looking for people who share our vision and culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession. At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting all our associates' physical and mental health. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office, in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme that is available for everyone. The Village Vet Cattery is a purpose-built facility on the same site as the Village Vet hospital in St Albans; therefore clients can be reassured of the best veterinary support whilst their cats are in the cattery. The cattery houses up to 120 cats in spacious indoor or outdoor pens cared for by a team of dedicated staff.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, which makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in, and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best caring for pets. Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons, and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail please contact [email protected] .

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

Cattery Assistant
LINNAEUS VETERINARY LIMITED

https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk
Shirley, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
2014