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Permanent Lead Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-7554)

Reading, Berkshire


Veterinary Nurse

£25,000-£28,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are working with an independent veterinary practice on the outskirts of Reading, Berkshire who are currently recruiting for a Lead Veterinary Nurse to join them and run one of the branch practices. This role would involve working a 37.5 hour week over a variety of different shifts in the week, there is also a share of weekend work on a rota but no requirement to work out of hours/on call.

This position would suit a well experienced RVN candidate who is looking for the next positive step in their career, or a candidate with previous experience running a branch/managing nurses.

Key Job Details:

Type: Small animal only

Hours Mon-Fri: 37.5 hour working week, shifts between 8:30am and 7:00pm each day

Weekends: Saturdays worked on a shared rota with the current team

OOH: None required - all outsourced

Branch work: This role is a Lead RVN at one of the practices busy branches

Team: 6 Vets, 9 Nurses and a fully support team

About them:

An independent small animal veterinary practice located close to Reading, Berkshire who are proud of the great standing they have within the area. The practice has a full in house laboratory with a full range of diagnostic equipment, as well as radiograph, ultrasound, ECG and more equipment. They have a wide and varied caseload and encourage the nursing team to be involved in all aspects of the daily running of the practice.

The candidate:

You will be an enthusiastic, efficient and hard-working veterinary nurse who is eager to take a positive step in their career. You will be a qualified veterinary nurse with a strong all-round skill set and a desire to continue learning. Although previous experience running a branch or leading a team would be beneficial, it is not essential.

It is essential you hold your own driving license due to the location of the practice.

The Package:

Salary 25,000-28,000 per annum

Generous Annual CPD allowance with specific interests supported

28 days annual leave + bank holidays

Paid RCVS & VDS Membership

Company pension scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registration

3+ years qualified veterinary nurse experience

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: 7554

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers established in 2016 and are a Multi-Award Winning Specialist Veterinary Recruitment Agency (2019, 2020, 2021) and act as an employment business & an employment agency for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and Overseas.

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