Permanent RVN - Staffordshire
We are currently working with a well-rated, independent practice that places importance on the relationships that they hold with their clients. They work with dogs, cats, small furries, and sometimes exotic patients and would now like an additional veterinary nurse to join their team on a permanent basis.
This is an independent, small, friendly practice that has built up a good reputation in the local community and is currently undergoing refurbishment to improve its facilities. They believe continuity of care to be important to their client’s pet who will be seen by the same experienced veterinary surgeon wherever possible. This is a 3 vet practice (2 full-time and 1 part-time) with 2 RVNs, 1 SVN, and Support Team. They can provide the following facilities and services - soft tissue surgery, basic orthopaedic surgery, X-ray including dental X-ray, dentistry, ultrasound, advice on preventative care and behaviour, food and nutrition, blood and urine testing, neutering, vaccination, microchipping, charity work.
The Role and Candidate:
- This is a permanent role where you will preferably work 31hrs / week, probably 8.30 - 6.30 Mon / Thurs / Fri plus one Saturday morning in 4 - these hours are possibly negotiable and full time may be considered
- No out of hours as we use Vets Now but may be asked to check an inpatient - happens very rarely
- General nursing duties - catheter placement, blood sampling, lab work, inpatient care, client care, anaesthesia, radiography, general cleaning, assisting vets in consults, helping with reception if required
- The ideal candidate will be efficient, pro-active and enthusiastic
Salary: Competitive salary - reflective of experience
Benefits: CPD - £500 per year - RCVS / VDS paid, 28 days incl. bank holidays, 1 extra day for each year of service for the first 5yrs maximum 33 days + discounts.
Ref: JN -012021-18517
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