Locum Theatre Nurse - 3 or 12 month contract

Locum Theatre Nurse - 3 or 12 month contract

  • Location

    St Helens

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa £22,000

  • Contact:


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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    Maternity Cover

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  • Start date:


Role: Referral Theatre Nurse (Fixed 12 month contract or 3 Month Locum block cover)
Type: Small Animal
Location: St Helens, Merseyside
Start date: ASAP
Finish date: Maternity cover
Hours: Alternate weeks of either 8am-4pm or 10.30am-6.30pm however every 8 weeks they would be required to cover a week of 9am-5pm and every 13 weeks there would be a week of 2pm-10pm. 
OOH: No 
WE: There are Saturdays included on a 1:9 rota but these are paid at £100 extra and they can chose to swap them out or do extras. 
Sole Charge: No 
Branch work: No
Computer: RX works 
Accommodation: Possible. No pets. 
Vehicle: Not required for role
Other info: The position is based in theatre monitoring anaesthetics for complex soft tissue, orthopaedic and ophthalmology cases as well as taking x-rays and carrying out general nursing duties perioperatively. 
The right candidate would be working alongside 2 orthopaedic surgeons, 1 soft tissue surgeon, 2 surgical registrars, a referral theatre nurse team of 7 other nurses and 5 referral wards nurses as well as a full 1st opinion team of vets and nurses.  The nurses are given a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to utilise their nursing skills. 
Skills: 3 years qualified for the 12 months fixed contract salary would be circa £22k 
Ref: CH/26756

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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