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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-13688)

Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Veterinary Nurse

£22,000 to £26,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are working with an independent small animal practice located in Haywards Heath who are recruiting for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse.

The role will involve all aspects of nursing so you must be capable in all areas, pulling from your minimum 1 year of experience working in a small animal practice. You will have the ability to balance empathising with clients and maintaining your professionalism. You will be prepared to develop your skills by working closely with the whole team and must have an excellent attention to detail and organisational skills. Your general nursing skills will involve assisting in operating theatre, emergency operations, in-patient care, laboratory work and vet and nurse consultations.

This role is full time with weekday shifts of 8.5 hours. There will also be 1 in 4 Saturdays with a day off in lieu. There will also be minimal OOH cover of around 7 nights per year.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, shifts of 8.5 hours
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekends
  • OOH: 7 nights per year
  • Computer system: Merlin
  • Branch work: None
  • Team: 11 vets, 8 nurses and a supportive non-clinical team

About them:

  • They offer a professional but fun environment, where client and patient care are balanced with great team morale and enjoyment of their wonderful job
  • This role requires excellent clinical and customer service skills, with an ability to practice sole charge from time to time
  • You will be able to maximise your nursing skill set working here
  • They are a friendly, family oriented practice with a happy, hardworking team and loyal clients
  • They have a modern, bright and spacious practice which has excellent facilities including kennels and cattery for hospitalisation, full surgical facilities, all routine surgery on site, X-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab facilities

About you:

  • You will need to be confident in your own abilities and have excellent clinical and customer service skills to succeed in this
  • Teamwork, patient care, high standards and building relationships with clients are at the forefront of what they do
  • They are looking for an enthusiastic, goal oriented and self-motivated veterinary nurse to continue the rapid growth of the practice
  • You will need to be comfortable liaising with other veterinary team members, specialists and service providers

Facilities:

The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services along with state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment, including:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Laser therapy
  • Behaviourist
  • ECG
  • In-house laboratory
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology

Package:

  • Salary: 22,000 to 26,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: Professional fees paid
  • Membership to another professional body of choice
  • Excellent career opportunities and development
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Critical illness cover and life insurance

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 13688

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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