Parkside Veterinary Group

Are you looking for a career in animal care?


We are looking to recruit a kind, compassionate and confident person, with good communication skills to fill maternity cover in an animal care role.

The perfect candidate will hold a qualification in animal care and/or have previous employment within veterinary practice. We care for cats, dogs, rabbits, small furry creatures, reptiles, chelonians, birds, horses, alpacas, the odd goat, and livestock.

Duties include:

  • Laboratory work
  • Setting up for surgical procedures
  • Surgical site preparation of animals
  • Assisting vets and nurses with patients
  • Assisting in caring for in-patients and day patients
  • Some reception duties
  • Stock control
  • General laundry and cleaning duties to include infection control

Weekly rota, 5 days out of 7, some Saturdays:

  • One 11am-8pm shift
  • One half day – 8am – 1pm
  • Three day shifts – 8.30am–5.30pm/9am-6pm

Full UK driving licence and own transport essential as will need to work between three branch surgeries on a rota basis.

Join our incredible team of vets, nurses, animal care assistants, receptionists and office staff, with regular staff outings, in-branch pizza parties and a well-stocked tuck shop keeping everyone sane! An ability to bake an advantage, but not essential. Work hard, laugh hard and become part of our family of amazing people.

Please apply online or download your application form and or CV and send it to
For any further information please contact the practice on 01382 810 777.

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