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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8653)

Leeds, West Yorkshire


Veterinary Nurse

£23,000 - £26,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a deputy head veterinary nurse to join a growing, small animal practice in the east of Leeds. This is a full-time position over four days (40 hours) with one Saturday or Sunday shift in every 4 weeks. This equates to a 42.5 hour per week.

This is an established practice with a highly experienced team of skilled nurses and veterinary surgeons offering an excellent opportunity for the RVNs to develop their nursing skill set and knowledge.

Our client is looking for someone enthusiastic and approachable, who can lead by example. You should have the commitment and determination to continually strive to improve clinical standards, and the desire to provide the best possible care to patients and clients. You must also be a good team player who is keen to continue to promote healthy clinical culture.

About them:

The practice prides itself on delivering a high standard of veterinary care and boasts an excellent reputation within the community. It offers a full range of services to clients with a mixture of walk in / appointments. The practice is a modern purpose-built building with operating theatres, consulting rooms and state of the art equipment. The offer a wide range of modern clinical services and preventative healthcare advice and education to their clients. They also are fully equipped to deal with more complex medical and surgical cases including orthopaedic services.

Who they are looking for:

The practice are looking for an enthusiastic nurse who has a genuine passion for animal welfare and all aspects of nursing. Ideally the RVN will have a minimum of 2 years experience and be able to handle working in a large busy practice. It is important that they are also ambitious and keen to continue to develop their own clinical skill set and knowledge. They will enjoy education pet owners on how to take appropriate care of their pets and they will have excellent client facing and communication skills.

About the role:

The role involves all aspects of general nursing. The right candidate will be encouraged and supported fully to work to the best of their ability with plenty of new opportunities available to them in this growing business. The RVN must be enthusiastic and passionate about animal welfare and committed to delivering a high standard of clinical care. The RVN must be keen to continue developing their knowledge and development by continuing to learn whilst also demonstrating excellent customer facing skills and able to establish good working relationships with both clients and fellow team members.

The Practice:

In a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic you will have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse caseload, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values. This company truly care about all their team members and the people and pets they look after and want to give more people access to high quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient for all their customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards. You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as this is a young, growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities emerging.

The Person:

  • You will be an good solid experience in all areas of general nursing
  • you will have a minimum of 2 years experience
  • You will be able to hit the ground running
  • You will be enthusiastic and passional about delivering a high standard of clinical care
  • You will be ambitious and keen to continually improve on your professional knowledge and experiences
  • You will be happy to continually educate owners on pet welfare and preventative care
  • You will be motivated with a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • You will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills

The Package:

  • Salary : 23,000 - 26,000 pro rata commensurate to experience
  • Generous CPD allowance 300 and 3 days to complete
  • Holidays 28 Days including bank holidays
  • Flexible rota allowing for a great work / life balance
  • Paid professional memberships
  • 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: 8653

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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