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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-5116)

Preston, Lancashire

Veterinary Nurse

Salary 19k to 24K commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Looking for a new permanent veterinary nurse job within a supportive practice near to Preston and only 1 in 13 weekends?

The practice is expanding and they require a small animal RVN to join their amazing team of 14 vets, 13 RVNs and 2 SVN's ideally on a full time basis. They are an independent and progressive multi discipline practice based in beautiful Lancashire.

Key Details:

  • They are an independent and progressive practice based in beautiful Lancashire in the Preston area.
  • The right candidate should be motivated, proactive, confident and thrive on patient and client interaction.
  • You will be required to undertake all aspects of nursing duties including inpatient care, theatre duties and nurse consults.
  • In return they can offer you a rewarding career in a friendly and supportive environment.
  • 40-hour week which includes paid lunchtime
  • No OOH
  • Weekends are on a rota and at the moment it works out 1 in 13. Saturday 8am-2:30pm, Sunday 9-12, obviously due to the nature of the work they will sometimes overrun if emergencies come in. When a Saturday is worked a day off in lieu the following week and overtime is paid for hours worked on the Sunday.
  • Very much open to level of experience, as long as you are motivated and if inexperienced willing to learn.
  • Computer system is Assisi
  • They have 4 branches, but due to current covid most Nurses are only working at one branch, occasionally having to work at other branches of cover is required. But prior to covid they limit VNs to no more than 2 branches as they feel that they can feel more settled this way.

The Person:

  • The right candidate will be motivated, proactive, confident and thrive on patient and client interaction.
  • You will be required to undertake all aspects of nursing duties including inpatient care, theatre duties and nurse consults.

About them:

  • They established back in 1973 being a 3-division vet practice which has grown from strength to strength, delivering the highest standard of veterinary care to companion animals, equine and farm animals across Preston and the North West.
  • The are also a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accredited Tier 2 General Practice in equine, farm animal and small animal services.
  • Duties - Normal vet nurse duties, including nurse clinics, anaesthesia, medical nursing, lab etc.
  • They do have vets with specialist interests e.g. exotic work, soft tissue surgery to this really does mix the caseload up.

Package:

  • Salary 19k to 24K commensurate to experience
  • CPD is actively encouraged and funded
  • BVNA membership
  • Professional Fees paid
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Holiday - starts at 20 days (4 weeks) and increase by 1 day per full year worked up until the employee reaches 25days holiday.
  • Work based Pension scheme in place

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

6 months related experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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