Student Veterinary Assistant (First Year Students)

  • Internship
  • Harare
  • @iHR Active posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : 8 November 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Entry Level / Student
  • Experience Fresh
  • What we do Health / Medical servicesAgriculture / Farming & Forestry
  • Qualifications Still studying
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Job Description

Our client is a reputable pet grooming company dedicated to providing top-notch services to pet owners. With a passion for animals and a commitment to their well-being, our client has established itself as a trusted name in the industry. They pride themselves on creating a comfortable and stress-free environment for pets during the grooming process, ensuring their health and happiness.

Our client is looking for enthusiastic 1st-year students studying towards a Veterinary Science degree to join their dynamic team on weekends. As a Student Veterinary Assistant, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real-world pet care setting.

You will work closely with experienced professionals, contributing to the well-being and grooming of various pets. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of furry friends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance during pet grooming sessions, including bathing, brushing, and nail trimming.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of pets throughout the grooming process.
  • Assist in handling pets during grooming procedures, maintaining a gentle and compassionate approach.
  • Monitor and report any changes in a pet’s behavior, health, or physical condition to the supervising veterinarian.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards in the grooming area, including equipment and tools.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments and maintaining client records.
  • Attend training sessions and educational programs to enhance knowledge of pet care and grooming techniques.
  • Collaborate with the team to create a positive and welcoming environment for both pets and their owners.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents or injuries.
  • Assist in the maintenance of pet grooming equipment and supplies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled as a 1st-year student studying towards a Veterinary Science degree.
  • Genuine love and passion for animals, particularly dogs.
  • No allergies to pet hair or dander.
  • Exceptional social interaction skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with pet owners.
  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence and empathy towards animals.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Owning a vehicle is an advantage.
  • Availability to work on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

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