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Locum Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-4506)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

12 Months

Veterinary Nurse


Full time / Maternity Cover

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Job description

We are working with a busy small animal veterinary practice in Nottingham, who are part of a small veterinary group and they are currently recruiting for a registered veterinary nurses to join them on a fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave. The role involves working 40 hours per week with a generous 1:4 weekend rota.

This is an established practice with a highly experienced team of skilled Nurses and Veterinary surgeons offering an excellent opportunity for the RVN to develop their nursing skill set and knowledge.

About them:

The practice prides itself on delivering a high standard of veterinary care and boasts an excellent reputation within the community. It offers a full range of services to clients with a mixture of walk in / appointments. The practice is a modern purpose-built building with operating theatres, consulting rooms and state of the art equipment. The offer a wide range of modern clinical services and preventative healthcare advice and education to their clients. They also are fully equipped to deal with more complex medical and surgical cases including orthopaedic services.

About the role

The role involves all aspects of general nursing. The right candidate will be encouraged and supported fully to work to the best of their ability with plenty of new opportunities available to them in this growing business. The RVN must be enthusiastic and passionate about animal welfare and committed to delivering a high standard of clinical care. The RVN must be keen to continue developing their knowledge and development by continuing to learn whilst also demonstrating excellent customer facing skills and able to establish good working relationships with both clients and fellow team members.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 40 Hours per week, between 8:00am and 8:00pm each day.
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Weekends, Saturdays 8:00am until 4:00pm and Sundays 9:00am until 1:00pm
  • Sole charge: None required
  • OOH: None required
  • Team: 1 Vet 4 Nurses, 2 SVNs and support team

The Practice:

In a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic you will have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse caseload, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values. This company truly care about all their team members and the people and pets they look after and want to give more people access to high quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient for all their customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards. You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as this is a young, growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities emerging.

The Person:

  • You will have good solid experience in all areas of general nursing
  • You will be enthusiastic and passional about delivering a high standard of clinical care
  • You will be ambitious and keen to continually improve on your professional knowledge and experiences
  • Previous coaching / mentoring experience would be advantageous
  • You will be happy to continually educate owners on pet welfare and preventative care
  • You will be motivated with a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • You will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills

The Package:

  • Salary: 20,000 - 24,000 pro rata
  • Generous CPD allowance 300 and 3 days to complete
  • Holidays 28 Days including bank holidays
  • Flexible rota allowing for a great work / life balance
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Excellent customer service and communication skills

6 months post graduate experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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