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Veterinary job vacancies at The Celia Hammond Animal Trust in London

Canning Town is CHAT's East London centre for veterinary care, rescue and rehoming. Working for us, as well as looking after owned pets, you will also have the opportunity to nurse abused and unwanted animals back to health and into new loving homes. Working for CHAT, you will be directly making a difference to the welfare of animals in London.
You will also have an unrivalled opportunity to improve your skills, for as well as catering for people on low incomes we also accept referrals from many private vets, where the owners may have been faced with the option of euthanasia for their pet.  With us you will work on a very wide range of medical and surgical cases including orthopaedic and referral level soft tissue surgeries. You must have very good Veterinary Nursing experience and, as with all our roles, we are looking for someone who is passionate about animal welfare. This is a real hands-on role using all your skills and training and you will not be expected to cover reception work. You will be fully involved with the animals and your initiative will be encouraged and valued. We are well equipped with X-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab, endoscopes etc. This is a permanent vacancy although we will consider candidates willing to work for a minimum of six months. You will work from Monday to Friday with weekends, evenings and nights covered on a rota basis. Salary is commensurate with experience. Accommodation may be available.

We have a vacancy for a Veterinary Surgeon at our Lewisham cat rescue centre situated at our veterinary clinic in S.E. London. This is a full time position Mon - Fri 9 a.m - 6 p.m with no OOH.  Part -time / job share is also an option.  Our Lewisham rescue centre is a temporary home at any one time to between 120 and 160 cats domestic and feral who all require health checks and veterinary attention including neutering, microchipping, vaccinations as well as treatment for any injuries or ailments prior to adoption. Self contained accommodation is available if required. 

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to hradmin@celiahammond.org 

We are seeking a good general Surgeon with an interest in Charity work. Working for CHAT you will be directly making a difference to the welfare of animals in London and also have an opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills. Our charity provides a full low cost veterinary service for pet owners who are unable to afford private veterinary fees.  Self contained accommodation available if required. 

To apply send your CV with a covering note to hradmin@celiahammond.org

We are looking for a senior full time Veterinary Receptionist with a passion for animal welfare at our very busy Canning Town, East London Clinic. The role will cover Monday to Friday days.  This is an exciting role which includes all the usual duties for a Veterinary Receptionist plus trying to ensure as many animals as possible receive veterinary treatment in these very challenging times. Working with us you can have a direct impact on the lives and welfare of animals in London many of whose owners are unable to afford private treatment and no longer qualify for treatment from the major charities.   You will help to build good relationships with our clients, and deal with the vets diary management, booking in and general enquiries.  You will be IT literate and a confident user of microsoft office and have good financial skills. You will complete daily banking and reconciliation with exempalary attention to detail and work well with the veterinary team.  You will need to be helpful, polite and show empathy towards our clients whatever their circumstances but you will not be a push over as you may also have to deal assertively with some more challenging situations.  

The clinic is very busy and we think it would be very difficult to carry out this role without previous experience working in a busy veterinary practice.  If you are an experienced vet nurse who is looking for a change of direction or a receptionist with lots of experience we would love to hear from you. 

To apply, please e-mail your CV and a covering letter explaing why you are interested in and suitable for this role to hradmin@celiahammond.org

Veterinary Surgeon Canning Town

We are seeking a good general Surgeon with an interest in Charity work to work at our Canning Town East London clinic.  Working for CHAT you will be directly making a difference to the welfare of animals in London and also have an opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills. Our charity provides a full low cost veterinary service for pet owners who are unable to afford private veterinary fees. Self contained accommodation available if required.

New grads considered, full support given. 

To apply send your CV with a covering note to hradmin@celiahammond.org