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Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-4349)

Harlow, Essex


Veterinary Nurse

£22,000 - £26,000 DOE

Full time / Permanent

Job description

We are working with an independent first opinion small animal practice in in Harlow, Essex. My client is currently recruiting for either a student nurse or qualified veterinary nurse to join them on a full time, permanent basis but will consider part-time for the right candidate. The role involves working 40 hours per week, with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings as well as being involved with the 2 in 5 weekends at the moment but this will reduce.

Key Details:

Hours - Mon - Fri: 40, mixed shifts (8-5, 11-8, night shift 7pm -11am - sleep overnight when not busy - Nurses generally get minimum of 4 hours sleep on shift.

Weekend rota/hours: 2 in 5 at present. Combination of days and nights, emergencies and inpatient care only from 1pm Saturdays.

OOH rota/Hours: 12 hour day / night shifts

Time of in lieu: yes plus overtime

Computer system: Robovet

Branch work: No

Team: 6 vets, 7 RVN, 2 SVN, 2 VCA

About them:

Offer 24 hour nursing care and emergency treatment for there own clients

Large highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest

Offers excellent customer service and has an excellent reputation within the community

Provides state of the art equipment and facilities with expertise in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, surgery and more

Offers career development opportunity with active input into the development of small animal services offered

Independent practice

The Person:

They are looking for a compassionate, hardworking, and reliable veterinary nurse whose passion for the industry is clear with everything they do. The nursing team are very experienced who are all encouraged to perform schedule 3 procedures where possible.

The Package:

Salary: 22- 26k DOE

CPD Allowance: Flexible

Holiday Allowance: 25 days pro rata plus bank holidays

Sick Pay: 7 days paid per annum pro rata

Career Progression: yes

Fees Paid: No but very generous staff discount (no professional fees and cost price medications for any treatment for staff animals)

Pension: yes

Health Schemes: No

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Excellent customer service and communication skills

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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