Cattery Assistant – Part time, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Job Type
Reporting to
Practice Manager


Are you looking for a fast pace, rewarding and engaging environment? Do you love animals and delivering five-star customer service? Is so Village Vet are currently recruiting for a Cattery Assistant to work in our Cattery based in St Albans.

Information About Us

Set in the countryside surrounding St Albans lies the beautiful, spacious Village Vet Cattery. We aim to provide a home away from home with kindness and care for your feline friend.

We are more than a cattery, we are a cattery run by vets and cat lovers. We will care for your cat as if it were our own, and as if they were on holiday themselves!

You have total piece of mind knowing that should your cat become ill during their stay, they will receive the best care at our Village Vet hospital right next door to the cattery.

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 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, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 300 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Your Main Responsibilities

We are looking for someone who is interested in the veterinary field and enjoys working with animals. This is a physically demanding role on a flexible hours basis. Duties will include:

  • Assisting with patients
  • Support our team of specialists
  • Ensuring appropriate maintenance of specialised equipment
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout the Cattery
  • Various administrative tasks

Shift: 8 hours a week.

Saturday: 8am – 12pm

Sunday: 8am – 12pm

Essential Experience Required

  • You will be comfortable interacting with clients and their pets, have a real passion for animal healthcare and be good with people. Previous animal handling experience and/or relevant qualifications are essential.
  • Passion for working with animals, in particular Cats

Desirable Experience Required

Passion for working with animals, in particular Cats

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