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Permanent Senior Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8577)

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Veterinary Nurse

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

Job description

We are recruiting for a senior registered veterinary nurse to join a newly built practice in Barnsley. This is a growing first opinion practice which now requires a registered nurse to lead their team. The position is full time working 40 hours per week with a weekend rota.

About the role:

This role is ideal for an RVN who is looking to take the next career step and lead a forward-thinking passionate team of nurses. The RVN must have experience in general nursing, delivering a high standard of clinical care and have excellent communication skills. Previous experience of coaching would be advantageous as the role also involves training and mentoring SVNS and fellow staff members.

The role will involve motivating other members of staff and offering support, so it is vital that the RVN is passionate about their work and has strong communication skills. The practice pride themselves on delivering a high standard of clinical care and have an excellent reputation within the local area therefore, it is key that the RVN continues to promote and deliver this standard of care and continue to drive the clinical excellence and services forward within the practice. The RVN will also be expected to run nurse clinics and be competent in surgical skills also.

If you are interested in being a part of a practice where you can help mould and shape its future whilst working with an experienced friendly and supportive team then please get in touch with us. This role offers an exciting opportunity for career development - both clinical and management to the right applicant alongside offering a fantastic work / life balance.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Weekends: Shared rota - Various shifts between 8am and 7.30pm
  • Sole charge: No
  • OOH: None
  • Team: 2 Vet 2 RVN 2 SVN and support team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Other: Late night checks for any inpatients are paid in addition

About them:

  • Progressive Independent Practices
  • 4 Sites in total
  • First opinion and referral practice
  • Investing in equipment to continue to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue case load
  • Offers a fantastic work / life balance
  • Growing practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a Vet
  • Offers accommodation on site for a relocation
  • Provides training agreement package - funding for a certificate
  • Operating theatres fully equipped
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offer a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons Medicine and Surgery.
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment - fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Facilities:
  • 6 consultation skills and 2 operating theatres
  • Kennel and Cattery
  • Dental suite
  • Onsite parking
  • Overnight nursing facilities
  • Isolation Ward
  • Laboratory
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • 3 branches across South Yorkshire
  • Modern newly built practice with state-of-the-art facilities

The Person:

  • You will have 3 years of nursing experience
  • Previous coaching experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Good surgical experience background
  • You must be confident in running nurse clinics
  • You will be happy to mentor and support fellow members of staff
  • You will help drive the practice forward and shape the development of client services
  • 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 ambitious and looking to take your career to the next step and develop your clinical and management skills

The Package:

  • Salary: 25,000 - 29,000 pro rata
  • CPD generous allowance
  • 20 days Holiday
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Onsite free parking
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • Discount for staff pets
  • Staff discount scheme
  • 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: 8577

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