Night Care Assistant


£10.42 - £10.60 per hour

Shift Pattern

  • Mondays – Sunday alternate weeks (working 8.00 p.m. - 8.00 a.m)
  • A week off after 7 continuous night shifts


Average of 38.5 per week

Job description

We are looking for a Night Veterinary Care Assistant to join the team at our Bradley Stoke Hospital to join our friendly and motivated team in the Emergency Veterinary Service.

The ideal candidate will be a team player, with the ability to work under their own initiative to maintain a high standard of cleanliness as well as having a love of animals.

You will be expected to be involved in all aspects of patient care, from assisting the nurses with hospitalised day patients, theatre duties, laboratory work, reception work, unpacking orders including stock rotation and upkeeping a high standard of cleanliness throughout the whole practice.


  • Cleaning cages
  • Laundering bedding
  • Feeding and walking dogs
  • unpacking orders
  • checking expiration dates
  • cleaning of the building including laundry
  • assisting the nurses handling patients
  • assisting reception when needed.

Skills required

Good communication, team player, IT literate, and call handling skills. Experience of working with and/or handling animals an advantage.

A full, clean driving licence is essential as the successful candidate will need to be able to drive the company van between our practices and to clients when required.


  • Animal care: 2 years (preferred)
  • Cleaning: 2 years (preferred)

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work life balance

6.6 weeks annual leave

Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

Your birthday as a paid day off


Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

Cycle to Work scheme

Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership

Non-accidental injury support


Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

Discounted staff pet care


As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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