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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse, Windsor

  • Location

    Windsor

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    NA

  • Salary:

    Commensurate with experience

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-22020

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-02

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse, Windsor

We are currently recruiting for a lovely privately owned practice based in the Windsor area of Berkshire. They are looking for a full-time, permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their hardworking team!

The Practice:

The practice is well equipped with an array of facilities and services to provide the highest standard of veterinary care possible. Their state-of-the-art facilities include; two operating theatres - one dedicated to soft tissue surgery and the other is specifically for orthopaedic surgery, dental equipment, in-house laboratory, imaging suite, ECG, Ultrasound, Ophthalmoscope and Tonopen, and separate dog and cat wards. As well as treating first opinion cases they also take on second opinion and referral cases. 

They are a friendly and professional team of 7 veterinary surgeons, 10 nurses, and reception staff.

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time role where you will be joining a shared rota that is published and prepared by the Head Nurse. All nurses are required to work at weekends and night duty as per the rota and the normal hours of work may be varied to meet the needs of the business. The rota will include the following shifts across a week and include one hour for lunch unless otherwise specified:

  • Dispense – 8.15 am to 6 pm (1.5 hours lunch)
  • Theatre – 8 am to 5 pm
  • 2nd Ops – 8 am to 5.15 pm
  • Kennels – 9.30 am to 6.30 pm
  • Recovery – 7.30 am to 4.30 pm
  • Night Duty – 4 pm to 10 am
  • Weekend – 8 am to 8 am

Nurses working night duties or weekends are provided with a duty room and can go to bed but they are still on-call and may be required to give medication or attend to cases during the night. When working a Saturday, the nurse will work the Wednesday night duty, finish at 10 am Thursday morning, and also have Friday off. When working a Sunday, the nurse will be off at 8 am Monday morning, work as usual Tuesday and Wednesday, work the Thursday night duty and finish at 10 am Friday morning.

The Duties:

To carry out veterinary nursing duties according to the standards and policies laid down by the RCVS and the practice, contributing to high-quality animal care and good staff and client relationships

The Candidate:

This role would suit an experienced RVN that has some supervisory experience. You will have strong communication skills (written and verbal), computer literate with strong organisation and time management skills. Our client is looking for a team player that remains calm under pressure and is also customer/client-focused at all times.

The Package:

The salary on offer is negotiable for the right candidate and the CPD allowance is too, dependent on the benefit to both practice and candidate.

Ref: JN -082021-22020

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