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Permanent Lead Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-12707)

Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Veterinary Nurse

£26,218 - £27,004 per annum

Full time / Permanent

Job description

A charity Hospital in Cardiff are recruiting a permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time basis working 37.5 hours per week. This is a team leader position working alongside the head nurse.

The practice requires a veterinary nurse who is dedicated to providing a high standard of customer an clinical care. Educating clients on pet healthcare and preventative health measures is vitally important so the Veterinary Nurse would be expected to share this ethos.

The role involves all aspects of nursing from in patient care, to assisting in theatre, carrying out consultations, administering medications, administrations, and discharges. There is the opportunity to perform schedule 3 surgery and full training and support is provided.

The Hospital offers career progression opportunities along with exposure to more complex cases leading to clinical and professional development.

Key Details:

  • Vet nurses shifts typically are from 8am - 4.30pm to 9.30am to 6pm
  • 37.5 Hours per week
  • No OOH, as this is fully outsourced - Vets Now do night cover on site.
  • The caseload is varied and would make a great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their skills.
  • They have the work / life balance sorted and are flexible on the working hours
  • Clinical staff typically work 1 in 6 Saturday mornings from 9-12 and receive time off in lieu the following week
  • Pets and people at the heart of what they do UK wide

About the Role:

  • The Nurse will be working as part of the team with a variety of duties from supporting the theatre, inpatient care, consults, admission, dispensing medications, maintaining hygiene and encouraging financial contributions.
  • The hospital building is well equipped with plenty of consulting space allowing them to meet the demands of this busy small practice.
  • The caseload is very varied on a day to day basis
  • There is an opportunity to perform schedule three surgeries with training and support
  • They are a friendly welcoming team that are very supportive.
  • They aim to promote a healthy life for all their pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.

About Them:

  • As the UK's leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets' lives - through prevention, education and treatment.
  • Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.
  • Their national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
  • They believe that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to office support colleagues - are driven into the help improve the lives of every pet.

Package:

  • Salary: 26,218 - 27,004 per annum
  • 37.5 Hours per week
  • CPD is encouraged and self-development is actively encouraged
  • Allocated CPD funding of 15 Hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory 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.

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