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Permanent Lead Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-15017)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Veterinary Nurse

£26,500 - £30,000 pro rata commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description


We are recruiting for a full-time Lead Consulting Veterinary Nurse to work in a small animal Hospital in Whittlesford Cambridgeshire. This is a full-time role working a 42 hour week with a 1:6 weekend rota. There is time back in lieu after working a weekend.

The hospital is purposed built and is fully equipped with the latest diagnostics, on site laboratory, operating theatres, ultrasound, Hospital wards, laparoscopy equipment and more ensure that the Nurse can deal with a wide variety of interesting cases

The nurse will be working as part of a large supportive team of Vets, Nurses, and non-clinical staff. The role offers a great opportunity for an RVN to be exposed to a wide range of interesting cases and allow them to perform a variety of duties. From caring for inpatients and assisting in emergencies no shift is the same.

The hospital is committed to educating and developing all of their nursing team, so they do encourage all RVNS to gain Clinical Coach Qualification and there are additional qualifications which are supported and encouraged so the role offers extensive opportunities for continual learning and development of skills and clinical knowledge.

The role:

The consulting lead nurse would work closely with the clinical nurse manager and also the clinical team and will be responsible for identifying appropriate nurse clinics. They will work with the client and clinical care teams to set protocols and SOPs for nurses who run nurse clinics to adhere to. They will ensure that all nurse clinics are run to a high standard and exceptional patient and client care is provided.

They are looking for proactive nurses who have a minimum of 1-2 years' experience. Ideally, they will be looking to take on more responsibility and move into a leadership role. Previous experience with patient care assistance guidance or SVN guidance would be advantageous. They will be passionate and dedicated and looking for a role where they can continue their professional development.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 42 hours per week
  • Weekends: Yes 1:6 weekend
  • Sole charge: None
  • OOH: None
  • Team: Large highly experienced Veterinary Team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Part of a large group of Multiple practices and Hospitals across the area
  • Accredited Hospital and Emergency Centre
  • Well established with a large client base
  • Practice sees a varied case load
  • Fully equipped with state of the art diagnostics
  • Supportive and friendly veterinary team.
  • All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
  • 6 monthly staff reviews are offered.
  • Ongoing career opportunities are offered.
  • On street parking

The Person:

You will be a passionate forward-thinking nurse

You will have a pro active attitude

You will embrace all aspects of the role

Various levels of experience are considered

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

You will enjoy clinical coaching or looking to become a clinical coach

You will enjoy running nurse clinics


The practice is fully equipped to offer a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities as one would expect in an accredited Hospital.

The Package:

  • Salary 26,500 - 30,000 pro rata commensurate to experience
  • Generous CPD allowance 500 and 2 days off to attend
  • Holidays 25 days per annum plus bank holidays and Birthday off
  • Flexible rota allowing for a great work / life balance
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Weekends paid in addition to salary or time off in lieu
  • Holiday entitlement increases with years' service
  • Occupational health scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Gym Membership discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax free childcare
  • Workplace pension scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 15017

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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