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    Theatre Technician Ellesmere Port




    Ellesmere Port, Cheshire


    £12 p/h

    Contract Type

    Probation - Permanent Contract




    Ellesmere Port, Cheshire



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are currently seeking a dedicated Theatre Technician to join our dynamic team at Animal Trust in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. This essential role involves assisting veterinarians and nurses by preparing and maintaining theatre facilities and instruments, ensuring that our operations run smoothly and efficiently.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Thorough cleaning and sterilisation of veterinary instruments and operating theatres to maintain a sterile environment.
    • Organising and preparing the prep area for upcoming procedures.
    • Efficient management of theatre inventory and restocking as necessary.
    • Performing laundry duties and ensuring that all areas are ready for use.
    • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and organisation within all theatre-related areas.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Knowledge of cleaning and sterilisation practices in a medical or veterinary setting. Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively, ensuring all preparations are completed to the highest standard. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a team, following directions and contributing to team efforts. Commitment to quality, with a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to workplace cleanliness and safety.


    Our Offer

    A competitive hourly wage of £12. Regular working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00-15:30, totaling a 35-hour week. Generous annual leave entitlement of 5.6 weeks, including bank holidays. Employment within a unique Community Interest Company dedicated to veterinary care, offering a stable and supportive work environment.

    Work-Life Balance

    Predictable working hours that support a healthy work-life balance. The satisfaction of being part of a team that makes a real difference in animal welfare. Working within a community-focused organisation that values the contribution of every team member.

    About Animal Trust

    Our Mission and Values

    Animal Trust is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that prioritises accessible veterinary care over profit. As a B Corp-certified organisation, we focus on sustainable and community-oriented veterinary services. We reinvest most of our profits into our facilities, enhancing our services to provide advanced care while maintaining affordability. Our core belief is that every pet deserves prompt and expert treatment regardless of their owner's financial situation. This is why we offer free consultations for sick and injured animals, ensuring timely and necessary care. We are committed to a future where no pet suffers due to financial constraints.

    Who We Are

    Animal Trust is the largest B Corp-certified veterinary group globally, pioneering not-for-profit veterinary care. Our growth has allowed us to care for nearly 100,000 pets annually across our network of busy surgeries, emphasising that quality care should be accessible and honest. Our innovative approach ensures that all pets receive the care they need, tailored to their conditions and owners' financial capabilities. From free consultations to fixed-cost treatments, we provide a range of options to suit every need without compromising on care quality.

    Our Commitment

    At Animal Trust, we deeply value the wellness and satisfaction of our team members. We offer comprehensive support for mental, financial, and life counselling, ensuring each staff member has the resources to thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to compensate our team members at or above the Real Living Wage rate unless they are attending external training courses. This commitment to fair compensation and sustainable practices reflects our dedication to our staff and our mission. In 2023, we were awarded B Corp certification, further cementing our commitment to high-quality, affordable, and ethically conscious care.

    How To Apply

    Application Process

    To apply, click the Apply Now button, fill out your details, and submit your CV through our online portal. Ensure your application reflects your qualifications, passion for veterinary care, and desire to grow with Animal Trust.


    For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Gemma Wall at [email protected]. Join us in making a difference at Animal Trust, where your career growth aligns with compassionate animal care. Apply today!

    Animal Trust is a trading name of Animal Trust Vets CIC, a community interest company registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 07938025

    Registered Office: Animal Trust Administration Centre, Cedab Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 4FE