• Location: Bristol

  • Reference: JL24210

  • Sector: Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Locum Jobs

  • Expires: 2023-08-19

Our client, a well established 5* rated boarding cattery on the Bristol/South Gloucestershire border,  are seeking a locum manager to cover for the owner when she is on leave.

About The Role

This will be for ad hoc periods of between 3 -10 days at a time, on an ongoing basis excluding August and we can work around other commitments.

Core hours will be 8 am – 11:45 am and 3 pm – 6:30 pm Monday- Saturday inclusive and 8 am – 12 noon on Sundays although these hours could be extended periodically to meet demand. The role would ideally suit an ACA, VCA or RVN or even a vet student.

Employee Management

  • Effective management of a small team of staff to achieve the objectives of the business.
  • Ensure staff levels are maintained.
  • Daily activity planning to maximise utilisation of the business’ staff and facilities.


  • Cash handling and financial record maintenance.
  • Ad hoc report creation and maintenance.


  • Responsible for delivering the highest quality care to all pets cared for by the business.
  • General  cattery duties, including chalet cleaning,  preparing meals, cleaning equipment & utensils, administering medication, carrying out and recording health checks and  general enrichment activities.
  • Site maintenance, including cleaning general areas.

Person Summary

  • A genuine affection for animals and their wellbeing is essential.
  • Proactive, intelligent, honest and totally reliable.
  • The ability to understand and adhere to company and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Physically fit due to the demands of the role.
  • A willingness to work additional hours is essential to accommodate last minute bookings and changes to clients travel arrangements

For more information contact Jonathan Lewis below or email me jlewis@glvets.com / call me 01291 645871

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