KSPCA Veterinarian Jobs in Kenya
KSPCA Veterinarian Jobs in Kenya
The Kenya Society for the Protection and Care of Animals’ (KSPCA) mandate is to promote,
foster and advocate for humane treatment of all Animals in all situations.
The Society is run entirely on donations from the public and runs a number of social media campaigns and events and runs a team of inspectors and animal care staff in three locations; Nairobi,
Naivasha and Mombasa.
Each location has a shelter where a number of cats, dogs, donkeys and other animals are cared for as KSPCA staff work to rehome them with members of the general public.
The KSPCA is currently recruiting for the position of Veterinarian (Vet). This role will consist of identifying and responding to animal medical concerns at KSPCA, and in the local
community, on a daily in accordance with the standards and ethics of the organisation and
in line with KPSCA policies and procedures.
The Vet will ensure that KSPCA medical services
conform to best practices and meet KSPCA’s regulations.
The position reports to the Executive Officer and the Executive Committee.Manage the KSPCA Clinic
Examine animals and check their health status
Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment
Prescribe and administer medication, as appropriate
Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases as they are brought into the KSPCA, as per the
Spay and neuter cats and dogs, and other domestic animals as appropriate, that come in
to the KSPCA, as per the organisation’s policies
Suture and dress wounds of injured animals, as appropriate
Undertake dental, ophthalmic and orthopaedic surgeries as required
Create, update and maintain animal medical records
Support and participate in vaccination and spay / neuter campaigns set up by KSPCA and
/ or it’s partner organisations;
Develop printable tools for new pet owners on nutrition, preventive healthcare and
Identify and work with the Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) to respond to urgent animal
welfare issues arising at KSPCA and in the local community;
Promote responsible pet ownership in the wider community and assist in promoting
community animal care initiatives at planned events
Promote KSPCA’s neutering programme ensuring that as many animals as possible in the
community are neutered;
Provide reports and statistics as and when requested
Attend internal meetings as and when requested
Manage and account for all drugs issued to the clinic
Prepare requisition for drugs, as appropriate
Perform any other task assigned by the Executive Committee
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
Right to live and work in Kenya
At least 3 years of proven hands-on animal handling experience, especially dogs and cats
as a veterinarian
Experience with standard anaesthesia protocols
Experience in spaying and neutering of domestic animals
Experience using medical equipment for correct diagnosis e.g. microscope, slide
preparation, x-ray machines
Experience in limb amputations
Skills & Attributes
Good knowledge/understanding of animal welfare issues/law
Excellent verbal and written English & KiSwahilli
Ability to work well in a pressured and emotive environment
Ability to quickly and effectively assess quality of life
Calm and confident handling animals
Good IT skills, intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong interpersonal skills
Professional, caring and non-judgmental
Trustworthy and reliable
Ability to meet deadlines and work independently on projects
Proactive, conscientious, enthusiastic, inquisitive and diligent
Team player with other internal departments
Respectful of all KSPCA staff
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application including CV, cover letter, including the desired salary, and contacts of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org by 20th
August 2019 with the subject line “Veterinarian”.
For more information and job application details, see; KSPCA Veterinarian Jobs in Kenya
Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.
Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.
Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!