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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse, Hounslow

  • Location

    Chiswick

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    n/a

  • Salary:

    Up to £34,600 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -032023-28110

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-28

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Hounslow, West London

Type: Small Animal

Location: Hounslow, West London

Practice Type: They are a well-established, RCVS-accredited, small animal primary care practice that covers the locations of London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire

Services/Facilities: Alongside all their primary care services they also have four 24-hour continuous care hospitals made up of their highly certified specialists and general practice staff to ensure the highest form of veterinary care for the benefit of pets and clients alike. 

Team: Their nursing team consists of 2 RVNs and 2 Student Veterinary Nurses who are supported by a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) and a dedicated Client Care team. They are a 3-Vet practice, and their vets are working towards post-graduate certificates in surgery and diagnostic imaging. This allows them to carry out a high level of diagnostic procedures, as well as perform complex soft tissue surgeries and orthopaedics on-site. This creates a rewarding and interesting clinical environment for their nursing team.

Role: They are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to complete their passionate and friendly clinical team.

Hours: Full time, 42 hours, 1:3 Sundays 

Duties:

  • Their nursing team consists of 2 RVNs, who are supported by a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) and a dedicated Client Care team.
  • They are a 3-Vet practice, and they have vets working towards post-graduate certificates in surgery and diagnostic imaging. This allows us to carry out a high level of diagnostic procedures, as well as perform complex soft tissue surgeries and orthopaedics on-site. This creates a rewarding and interesting clinical environment for our nursing team.
  • Their nurses are highly valued and have strong input into the nursing care of all patients.
  • They can utilise their skills in managing in-patients, conducting nurse-led clinics, undertaking Schedule 3 procedures, monitoring anaesthesia, assisting with surgeries, and carrying out all associated peri-operative care.
  • They consider the nurse team to be key to the continued success of the business, and therefore ensure the practice is well equipped in order to provide the best for their clients and their pets.
  • This role would suit an RVN wishing to join a talented, inclusive clinical team who support each other and genuinely enjoy working together.
  • To enable them to fully support their students, they are looking for an RVN with at least 1 year's post-qualification experience.
  • A Clinical Coach qualification would be advantageous; however, encouragement and training would be given to those without previous coaching experience.
  • Developing and empowering our nurses is very important to us. As a Linnaeus Associate, you will have access to over 150 hours of pre-recorded CPD covering a variety of topics including our AVA-accredited anaesthesia and analgesia modular course.

Salary: Highly competitive salary of up to £34,600 p/a (DOE)

The Package:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD allowance and allocated CPD days
  • Access to an extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programmes
  • Progression & development opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Wellness program, including;
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
    • Gym membership discount
    • Cycle2Work scheme
    • Eye care vouchers
    • Flu vaccine voucher
  • Recruitment reward scheme

Ref: JN -032023-28110

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