We are able to offer 24 hour nursing for critical cases with a veterinary surgeon in attendance 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Dispensing Assistant Required

Dispensing Assistant / Animal Handler role at our Morley hospital


We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic individual to join our exciting busy hospital as a dispensing assistant/animal handler.

Flexibility with working hours is required due to the nature of the 24 hour hospital environment.


Part-time approximately 32.5 hours per week. Pattern and exact hours to be agreed


Essential Requirements



Ability to pay attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure

Good communication skills

Good keyboard and computer skills


Desirable Requirements


Previous dispensing experience or qualification

Previous experience working in a similar environment or with animals

Full driving license

Animal care or animal handling qualification


Main duties include–


Assisting veterinary surgeons with handling and restraining animals

Cleaning consultation rooms

Cleaning and maintaining tidiness on dispensing corridor

Dispensing drugs

Liaising with clients and reception colleagues to ensure prescriptions are issued

Advising clients on how to treat/medicate animals

Assisting on reception with queries and telephone calls



If you feel you have the requirements for this role and are interested in applying for the position, please download the application forms below. Please download, print out and complete by hand demonstrating you meet the requirements for the position by giving as many examples as possible. If you need any assistance in this process, would like some more information or would like to request a posted copy of the application forms please contact Clare McDermott, on 0113 3878642 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 


Application Form: Application Form 2015.pdf


Role Profile: Role profile Dispensing assistant animal handler Morley.pdf



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