We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse on a full-time basis to start at a friendly practice, in a small market town east of Hereford and west of the Malvern Hills.
The Veterinary centre is a small friendly veterinary practice committed to providing an excellent standard of care for domestic pets, horses and livestock. The practice is situated in a picturesque location and has been in existence since the 1950s. The practice is well equipped with the most up to date diagnostic, anaesthetic and surgical equipment, and they attend professional development courses regularly in order to remain familiar with the latest advances in veterinary medicine and surgery. Farmers and smallholders are very important to the practice and make up a significant proportion of the work. They are able to examine the smaller, more transportable animals at the practice, and arrange most site visits for the same day. They have a variety of additional tools in the practice to assist them in diagnosing and treating the patients. They frequently use a combination of the facilities available to give the fullest picture of the medical situation
For Inpatients, they have a variety of cages, kennels and pens available to accommodate most sizes and species of pet. Most of the surgical patients will go home the same day as their procedure, and all patients are kept warm and comfortable whatever their needs and however long their stay. Cats are provided with places to perch and to hide. The practice is proud of the RCVS Accredited Practice status, awarded Small Animal General Practice, Farm Animal Core Standards and Equine Core Standards status at the last inspection in August 2017.
This a Full-time position. Working 40 hours, with a mix of shifts as follow: 4days working 08.30 - 18.00, and 1 day working 08.30 - 15.00. Weekend rota working on a Saturday is 1 in 3, 08.30 - 18.00, and one night on call. In return, our clients are offering a generous salary, depending on experience.
Our Clients are seeking a qualified nurse, or very experienced if not qualified. An enthusiastic veterinary nurse who is passionate about the provision of high-quality service to patients and clients, and is able to lead by example and oversee that standards are being met. Our Clients are looking for an RVN with excellent communication skills, adaptable, driven, enthusiastic, positive team focused and able to remain calm and focused in a busy environment.
Role: Veterinary Nurse
Type: Small animal
Hours: Full time - 40 hour week
Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturday mornings
Out of hours: On call 1 night
Sole charge: No
Salary: Depending on experience
Ref: JN -052019-11012
To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.
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