Patient Care Assistant


A new position for a Patient Care Assistant is available within Tone Veterinary Centre, Taunton on a 12 month fixed term contract.

This new role will involve assisting and working under the direction of the Veterinary Nurses and Veterinary Surgeons to ensure we deliver the highest standards of care to all our patients


The main duties will include:

  • Caring and monitoring patients in the hospital environment
  • Maintaining environmental and patient hygiene following standard operation procedures
  • The role will be split over both surgeries in Taunton
  • Holding and restraining patients (training given)
  • Using basic Laboratory skills (training given)
  • Completing patient records and care plans and administering basic nutrition
  • Exercising patients and assisting in physiotherapy
  • Ensuring practice premises and equipment are kept tidy and maintained to the highest standards including preparation of equipment fro procedures
  • Giving patient updates to clients and making follow up appointments

Training for this role will be provided in house and not via an external college provider. The candidate must be flexible and have the ability to work as part of the Nursing team

Apply in writing with CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications 14/8/17


  • Job Type: Fixed term
  • Job Role: Patient Care Assistant - Tone Veterinary Centre - Taunton, Somerset
  • Location:
  • Salary: Competetive
  • Ref No: SW3 - PCA - TONE

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