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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Cardiff Wales (VETSEEK-0653)

Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan

Veterinary Nurse

£21,000 - £24,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent registered veterinary nurse to join a well-established practice in Cardiff Wales. This is a new state of the art hospital with modern facilities and equipment. It provides emergency and referral services as well as having 4 branch surgeries within the surrounding area.

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week over a 5-day period in the Hospital and 1:4 weekends working at the branch surgeries. The Hospital sees a wide variety of cases and has an impressive equipment range able to treat both routine, referral and more complex cases.

The position involves general nursing duties throughout the Hospital varying from
  • Assisting the Veterinary surgeon in surgery
  • Administering medications
  • Nurse consultations
  • In patient care

About the role:

The hospital has a team of both highly qualified nurses as well as trainee nurses and supporting staff, that consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care. They require a passionate, driven enthusiastic nurse who is committed to developing their own knowledge and the practices. All RVNS are expected to have a caring, nurturing attitude with a genuine passion for animal welfare. Excellent communications skills are vital.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hours per week at the Hospital
  • Weekends: 1:4 - at branch surgeries
  • Sole charge: No
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: Yes on a weekend on a 1:4 rota
  • Team: Large Multi Vet and Nurse team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Large established Veterinary Clinics including one large hospital and 4 branch
  • RCVS accredited practices
  • Large highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest
  • Provides 24-hour Patient care - OOH and Emergency Care
  • Offers excellent customer service and has an excellent reputation within the community
  • Provides state of the art equipment and facilities with expertise in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, rehabilitation, surgery and more

Facilities:

  • State of the art equipment including CT Scanner
  • Multiple consulting rooms and Operating Theatres
  • CT Scanner
  • Ultrasound
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Physiotherapy
  • X - Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats
  • Dedicated clinics for exotics and rabbits

The Person:

  • You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • You will actively promote the ethos of preventative healthcare and educate clients each day
  • You will enjoy working as part of a team
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • You will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will be caring, adaptable, hardworking and reliable
  • You will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills
  • You will be driven and ambitious and looking to take your career to the next step and develop your clinical skills

The Package:

  • 21,000 - 24,000 pro rata
  • 500 CPD allowance 3 Days
  • 20 days Holiday
  • Onsite free parking
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • 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.

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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