We are working with a charity practice in Newcastle Upon Tyne that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis. This role would suit a candidate who will provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, supporting Veterinary Surgeons to deliver preventive services and to treat sick and injured pets of eligible clients.
As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education, and treatment. Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Their national network of around 120 high street shops helps them to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
They believe that they work better together, so everyone from vets, volunteers, shop teams and office support colleagues – are driven in dedication and passionate about pets. Join them and help improve the lives of every pet.
Working as part of a team that supports in theatre, provides inpatient care and carries out consults, admissions, and discharges, their Veterinary Nurses are also involved in dispensing medication, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment.
This is a full-time permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week, which will include Saturday mornings on a 1 in 8 rotas from 08:00-12:00 and time off in lieu is given the following week.
The successful candidate will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, expected to keep your professional knowledge updated by taking part in continuous professional development and will be committed to the vision and mission of PDSA.
The Remuneration Package:
In return, our client is offering a package worth between £19,505 - £21,673 per annum (DOE) that includes:
- Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours
- Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
- Excellent career opportunities/development
- 5 weeks holiday per year
- Paid bank holidays
- Life assurance 4 x annual salary
- Contributory pension scheme
Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse
Type: Small Animals
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Weekends: 1 in 8 Saturday mornings (with TOIL)
Out of hours: None
Salary: £19,505-£21,673 per annum (DOE)
Ref: JN -032020-14873
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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