Full time / Permanent
We are working with an independent, small animal, family run veterinary practice in Surrey, close to the West London who are currently recruiting for a registered veterinary nurse to join them permanently. This is a full-time role that involves working between 9:00am and 6:00pm each day Monday to Friday, as well as 1 in 4 Saturdays on a shared rota.
This position is based at one of the practices branches in Surrey, with very occasional cover work require at another local branch. Ideally you will have your own driving license and vehicle for commuting if needed.
- Type: Small animal only
- Hours Mon-Fri: Shifts between 9:00am and 6:00pm each day
- Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays, 9:00am until 4:00pm
- Time of in Lieu: Thursdays off whenever you are working a Saturday
- Sole charge: None required
- OOH: None required (outsourced)
- Team: 6 Vets, 4 RVNs and multiple other support staff
About the practice:
This is an independent forward thinking practice whose ethos is to always put the pet first and dedicate their time in enabling as much time can be spent together with both the client and the patient. They very much focus on proactive and preventative healthcare as opposed to just reactive healthcare, so it is important that the nurse shares this ethos and is happy to help educate clients on the best way to take care of their pet.
The practice is well equipped throughout all sites and they have a host of modern equipment and tools. This role is based at the main site, however they do have a couple of branch practices around the area.
About the role
The nurse must have good customer service and communication skills. must be confident and outgoing and be able to think on their feet. The position involves all round general nursing from assisting the veterinary surgeon in theatre, to administering medications, recording results, and greeting clients so a good solid background in these areas would be ideal. Areas of special interest are supported and CPD is offered along with time off to attend as part of the package.
- Salary depending on experience, between 21,000-24,000
- 500 CPD allowance per annum + paid additional days
- Professional memberships paid for
- Other staff benefits
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?
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