Permanent Lead Theatre Registered Veterinary Nurse - Guildford

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28,000 per annum D.O.E

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112021-22935

  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Permanent Lead Theatre Registered Veterinary Nurse - Guildford

Type: Small Animal

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Practice Type: They are a first opinion veterinary practice that has earned themselves a brand new location.

Services/Facilities: They have an amazing new hospital built for them within Guildford, and they are looking for staff to fill it! They do orthopaedic surgeries and also treat exotic patients. This means they will have a radiography suite and an exotic ward built into the new building.

Role: Their new hospital is a dream come true for the team and they are so excited and hoping we will have some new team members to join them on this new journey and make this your new forever home.

Your role and responsibilities:

  • Due to their expansion, they require a Lead Registered Veterinary Nurse (Lead RVN) to join them on ideally a full-time basis with a 1:5 weekend rota.
  • Their shifts range from 08am – 5pm or 10:30am – 7:30pm. Now based in a new hospital, they intend to keep these hours the same but can be flexible.
  • Primarily focused on Theatre, you will lead the nursing team within this discipline to drive high standards of nursing and patient care.
  • Working closely alongside the Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) you will look to ensure patients are managed effectively from a nursing perspective and support the growth and success of the practice. Working collaboratively to identify areas of training and development within the nursing team.
  • They are a passionate, close-knit team and are keen to welcome you into their family.
  • Developing and empowering nurses is important to us. You will have access to over 150hours of pre-recorded CPD delivered by expert clinicians and nurses. All of their nurses receive a robust induction to help you thrive in your new role. On top of this, you will have access to modular courses on a variety of topics including an AVA accredited anaesthesia and analgesia modular course.

The Package:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience - Up to £28,000 per annum D.O.E
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded and extensive, free Linnaeus CPD program provided by specialists/referral teams both online and in-person (covid restrictions permitting)
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave for birth/adoption
  • Wellness program including employee assistance program, eyecare voucher scheme, free annual flu jab, cycle to work scheme etc.
  • Recruitment reward scheme

Ref: JN -112021-22935

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