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Permanent OOHS Registered Veterinary Nurse, Birmingham

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    NA

  • Salary:

    £18,992 (1 week on, 2 weeks off rota)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24602

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-15

Permanent OOHS Registered Veterinary Nurse, Birmingham

We are working with a well-established small animal practice in the Birmingham area of the West Midlands that is looking for an experienced RVN to work 1 week in 3 (5 days on 1 weeks off) with NO WEEKENDS.

The Practice:

They are a sixteen-vet small animal practice, including a separate team that provides on-site emergency care for ourselves and local practices. They have a full range of diagnostic equipment including Doppler ultrasound, CR, ASIF and external fixation, endoscopes, tonovet pen, slit lamp, multi-parameter monitors, an in-house laboratory with an experienced technician, and lots of caring RVNs to provide a high standard of diagnosis, treatments, and hospitalisation for our patients 24 hours a day. They will provide funded CPD and are a friendly practice with a lot of experienced vets and nurses who encourage the sharing of knowledge and advice but welcome new ideas.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client has an opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join their fantastic hospital working 1 week in 3 ( 5 days on 2 weeks off) with *no weekends*.

  • The role is Monday to Friday, 7.00 pm to 8.30 am.
  • You will work with a vet and with a Patient Care Assistant (PCA), who is available until 9 pm.
  • Checks on in-patients are required every two hours throughout the night, those at 3 am and 5 am are shared between the team.
  • They are a small animal practice and provide out-of-hours (OOH) care to two other vets along with clients that have no provision.

Duties include:

  • Answering phones
  • Dispensing medication
  • Taking payments
  • Carrying out lab tests
  • Admitting and discharging patients
  • Assist night vet with any consultations or operations
  • Administer treatments to in-patients as scheduled
  • Walk patients
  • Maintain records, etc.

Package: They are offering:

  • Pay: £18,992 p/a (inclusive of holiday pay)
  • Holiday: 5 weeks
  • They will provide funded CPD and are a friendly practice with a lot of experienced vets and nurses who encourage the sharing of knowledge and advice but welcome new ideas.

Ref: JN -032022-24602

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