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Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care Patient Care Assistant

Queen Mother Hospital

Location:  Hawkshead (nr Potters Bar, Herts)
Salary:  £24,594 to £25,616 Per Annum Including London Weighting
Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 15 October 2023
Interview Date:  Thursday 26 October 2023
Reference:  CSS-0193-23-B

We have exciting opportunities to join our team of Patient Care Assistants complementing our busy Emergency, Critical Care and Medicine nursing teams. The successful candidate will be integral to our dynamic team of vets, nurses and students that thrive under pressure and most of all have a passion for patient care. 


These posts would suit a friendly team player who is hardworking, caring, and enthusiastic.  Previous experience in an animal care environment is essential and an animal care qualification would be desirable, but it is not essential. The role will involve maintaining infection control standards, patient handling, walking, grooming and feeding. 


Working hours are 35 per week, Monday-Friday evening shifts (14:30-22:30 or 15:30-23:30)


Training and ongoing support will be provided.


We offer a generous reward and benefits package including:


Competitive and attractive pension package

Generous 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and concessionary days)

Access to free in-house CPD 

On site café and restaurant

Free membership to the Fitness and Wellbeing Centre located on site (gym, badminton, climbing wall, Zumba, yoga and Pilates classes included)

Cycle to work scheme

Free mini-bus service to and from Potters Bar station and Hawkshead Campus

A range of family friendly policies, including adoption, maternity and paternity pay and leave



For further information please contact Nicola Read, Head Oncology RVN on

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