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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Bognor Regis

  • Location

    Bognor Regis

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    n/a

  • Salary:

    Competitive £20,000-£25,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-22787

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-17

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Bognor Regis

Job Title: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Location: Bognor Regis

Practice Type: RCVS accredited 100% Small Animal Vet group based in West Sussex

Facilities: They have a hospital-based in the fantastic location of West Meads, which supports their two Chichester based branch sites

Team: They currently have 4 permanent Veterinary Surgeons, 3 locums, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses, and 5 Animal Nursing Assistants

Role: They are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse, be it newly qualified, experienced, or returning to work, to enhance the existing team. 

Hours:

  • The role is for either a full-time or part-time position, covering a 5 day a week rota.
  • They currently run a shift pattern, 8-hour day, Monday to Friday, 7 am to 9 pm. But this is subject to flexibility to facilitate a work-life/family life balance, should the suitable candidate require.
  • There may be minimal branch work required and this will be on a shared rotation with all nursing staff.
  • Ideally, the ability to join their weekend rota, which is currently on a rotation of approximately 1:6 Saturday morning shifts from 8 am to 12 pm (with flexibility due to the nature of the job!) But this is not essential.  
  • Their out-of-hours is currently covered by a dedicated off-site team, but this could change in the future and again will be flexible.

Duties: You will enjoy a varied workload, covering all aspects of a thriving hospital environment including but not limited to: 

  • Theatre work 
  • Inpatient care 
  • Preparing and recovering day patients 
  • Assisting Veterinary Surgeons 
  • Running laboratory tests 
  • Running nurse clinics 
  • Helping to develop a wider range of clinics such as weight and geriatric clinics 
  • Running puppy parties 
  • Running socialisation classes 
  • Occasional reception work 

Skills/Exp: They are looking for a confident and enthusiastic new team member, who can run with the team as well as independently. You will be driven and passionate with a positive, hardworking attitude to help enhance the practice.  Personal development is actively encouraged and supported, with a generous CPD allowance.  

Sole Charge: Some

Salary: Competitive salary £20,000-£25,000 p/a (DOE)

Benefits: (subject to pro-rata) 

  • 4 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays 
  • 3 days paid CPD leave 
  • £550 CPD allowance per annum 
  • RCVS Membership paid 
  • Service-based holiday entitlement increases 
  • VDS cover 
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay 
  • Enhanced paternity pay 
  • Birthday leave 
  • Discounted veterinary fees 
  • Plus much much much more

Ref: JN -102021-22787

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