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Permanent Senior Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-13671)

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire


Veterinary Nurse

£25,000 - £30,000 commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for two Senior Veterinary Nurses to join an independent practice in Leighton Buzzard due to recent expansion. These are full time positions working 40 hours per week with shifts between 9am and 7pm each day. There is a 1 in 5/6 Saturday weekend rota with Sunday's being inpatient checks only.

The role would suit well-rounded, skilful nurses who are looking to join a busy, faced paced practice with a high surgical load and a variety of cases. The Nurses will have a minimum of 3 years experience. If they have a particular special interest in certain aspects of nursing, the practice are more than willing to support you with a certificate or enhanced CPD. Ideally you will be a clinical coach or willing to take the training to become one. Additional qualifications are supported and funded.

Key Job Details:

  • Type: Small animal only
  • Hours Mon-Fri: 40 hours per week, shifts between 9am and 7pm each day
  • Weekends: Saturdays 8:30am to 5pm and Sundays would be in-patient care shifts only
  • OOH: In-patient care only, 1 night per week and 1 in 5/6 weekends
  • Branch work: None required
  • Team: 4 Vets, 3 RVNs, 3 SVNs and other support staff

About them:

This busy, small animal independent veterinary practice have a great reputation within the local area and boast a loyal client base. The practice has big plans for the future and is looking to expand. They have a great team with a mixture of experienced certificate holders to those just starting out on their veterinary careers. The practice actively supports career development and will happily fund and support CPD requirements that benefit both parties.

The practice is currently offering a variety of services including vaccinations, worming, microchipping, neutering, dental work, x-rays, ultrasound, ECG and much more.

The Person:

  • You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • Minimum 3 years experience required
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • 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 and skills

The Package:

  • Salary from 25,000 - 30,000 depending on experience/skill set
  • CPD Generous Allowance 500
  • 28 days Holiday
  • Paid annual day off to look after your mental health
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Staff discount scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified

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: 13671

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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