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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Widnes Area of Merseyside

  • Location

    Widnes

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    N/A

  • Salary:

    Up to £29,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30456

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-12

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Widnes Area of Merseyside

Type: Small Animal

Location: Widnes Area of Merseyside

Practice Type: Part of a group

  • Their practice is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built, small animal facility. They boast 6 consult rooms, an in-house laboratory, digital x-rays, ultrasound, and two well-equipped theatres, complemented by separate dog and cat wards.
  • Being RCVS PSS accredited and a training practice, they maintain the highest standards. You'll appreciate their large on-site parking facilities, ensuring convenience for both clients and staff.

Team: The practice consists of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and 5 Reception/ Support staff. They believe all of their team are important. They will listen to your ideas and support your ongoing development wherever possible. They are a close-knit, friendly team.

Role: They are looking for a dedicated and committed Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. The role will include to:

  • Admit and discharge patients for routine operations.
  • Keep up to date with preventative healthcare, product knowledge, and practice policies so clients can be advised accurately.
  • Run nurse clinics.
  • Ensure correct disposal of clinical waste.
  • Ensure all SOPs are adhered to in all areas of work at all times including; surgical nursing, inpatient nursing, nursing clinics, and weekend duties.
  • Ensure effective stock control and rotation.
  • Ensure the highest standard of nursing care is delivered to all patients at all times.
  • Maintain accurate client and patient medical records at all times including computer updates, hospital, and anaesthetic forms.
  • Be fully aware of all Health & Safety issues and read all information supplied.
  • Be competent and adhere to practice protocols in the following tasks; monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, urine collection, skin scrapes, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine laboratory procedures, maintenance of tubes and drains, gowning & gloving to assist aseptically in theatre, under veterinary direction anesthetise and intubate, scale and polish teeth, administer enemas, calculate and administer medications.

Hours: Their flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.


  • The rota will include working 37.5 hours per week over 5 days.
  • The shift patterns are either from 8:00 am-4:00 pm or 11:00 am-7:00 pm.
  • There will be 1 in 4 Saturday mornings from 8:30 am-12:30 pm
  • No out-of-hours or bank holidays.

Salary: The salary for this role will be up to £29,000 p/a depending on experience.

Package:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £550 CPD allowance for 24 hours paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer

Ref: JN -012024-30456

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