£22,000 to £26,000 pro rata
Full time / Permanent
We have an opportunity for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join a practice in Littlehampton, West Sussex.
This role will involve all aspects of nursing and you will be prepared to develop your skills by collaborating with the team. You will perform your nursing duties with confidence and competence to provide the gold standard of care to the practice's loyal clients by assisting vets in surgical procedures. You must have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills. Your nursing duties will involve managing the kennels, assisting in the operating theatre and consulting.
The role is full or part time for 2 or 3 days per week from 8:30am to 6:30pm, along with 1 in 4 Saturday mornings from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the practice and 1 in 12 weekends with some branch work. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.
Benefits of the role:
The practice provides a high standard of clinical care and pride themselves on having staff members who stand apart from the rest and have a real passion and vision for how they work. They provide ongoing training and support to all team members through dedicated training centres.
All staff also benefit from the access to the best diagnostic equipment such as MRI machines and CT scanners and state of the art operating theatres in their nearest state-of-the-art Animal Hospital.
- Type: Small animal
- Hours: Full or part time, 2 or 3 days per week, 8:30am to 6:30pm
- Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays from 9am to 12:30pm, 1 in 12 weekends with some branch work
- Sole charge: N/A
- OOH: None
- Branch work: 1 in 12 weekends
- Computer system: Freedom
- Consultations: 15 minutes
- Team: 1 vet, 2 RVNs, 1 PCA and a supportive non-clinical team
- Large community of highly skilled veterinary professionals
- Committed, forward thinking and deliver clinical excellence
- Offers continual training with professional development along with a dedicated training centre
- Provides advanced Veterinary diagnostic equipment including MRI machines and state of the art operating theatres
- Career progression opportunities available
- Provides continual ongoing training to ensure personal growth and development
- Provides state of the art diagnostic equipment
- You will have a friendly and compassionate attitude and be approachable
- You will demonstrate leadership qualities
- You will be passionate and focused on developing and supporting team members
- You will be looking for a role to take on more responsibility
- You will have a good amount of small animal nursing experience in all aspects of nursing
- You will be ambitious to continue with further education and training
- You will be forward thinking, motivated, passionate with a genuine interest in animal welfare
- You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
- 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
The practice is fully equipped with all the latest diagnostic equipment and there is a wide range of state-of-the-art services available, including:
- Fleas, ticks and worming treatments
- Nurse clinics
- Home visits
- In-house laboratory
- Salary: 22,000 to 26,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
- Holidays: 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
- Workplace pension scheme
- CPD: Generous allowance
- Access to a learning and development platform
- Access to employee assist programme
- Internal courses available ongoing
- Attendance bonus schemes
- Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
- Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
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?
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