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Veterinary Care Assistants

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for two Veterinary Care Assistants to join our nursing team at Oundle Veterinary Surgery.

This is a new role within the practice and our VCAs will be expected to have a pivotal role supporting the nursing and reception teams with their duties to ensure the smooth running of the day. Ideally the working week will be on a full-time basis, working 40hours per week, rotating one week of earlies and one week of lates, but flexible working days/hours may be considered. 

About Us

Oundle Veterinary Surgery is a beautiful rural town in Northamptonshire with excellent transport links within the neighbouring city of Peterborough. Whilst so close to the convenience of a city, Oundle promotes the idyllic country lifestyle with its quaint boutiques and coffee shops. With Stamford, the home of Burghley Horse Trails, less than half an hour away there is the perfect balance of necessity and luxury.

About the Team and Culture

Oundle Vets is a progressive SA first opinion practice with up-to-date technology. It is part of a 5-site group called Sampson Park Group so there's a brilliant opportunity for learning and delivers an excellent support network for growth and development. Our team is currently made up of 4/5 vets, 5 nurses and full reception cover. Referral site within the group (Byre Vets) where we regularly see orthopaedic/dental/ophthalmology/physio referrals. We pride ourselves on our wellbeing initiatives and team engagement.

Applicant Requirements 

The successful candidate would ideally possess some previous veterinary experience, or animal care qualifications, but we welcome applications from individuals who are wanting to progress into a veterinary type role with limited experience; enthusiasm and dedication are key to this role as full training will be provided

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD opportunities 
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch by contacting recruitment@oundlevets.co.uk

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Practice information

Oundle Surgery

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  • Mon
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tue
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wed
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thu
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Fri
    8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sat
    8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sun
    Closed
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Find us here:

92 South Road Oundle PE8 4BP
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Thrapston Surgery

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  • Mon
    8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue
    8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed
    8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu
    8:00am - 6:30pm
  • Fri
    8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat
    8:30am - 12:00pm
  • Sun
    Closed
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Find us here:

6 Midland Road Thrapston NN14 4JR
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