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.
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
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
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.
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)
Health Schemes: No
RCVS registered and qualified
Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
Excellent customer service and communication skills
What happens next?
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