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Permanent Twilight Registered Veterinary Nurse, Wakefield

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    NA

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -042021-19739

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-31

Permanent Twilight Registered Veterinary Nurse, Wakefield

We are working with a friendly and well-established veterinary practice in Wakefield that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their Twilight Team on a part-time permanent basis. This would suit an RVN with a passion for inpatient care to work a desirable twilight shift: 3.30 pm-12 am Monday’s & Tuesdays.

The Practice: 

Emerging from a successful referral service, our client will open the doors to its brand new, purpose-built referral centre in Wakefield, offering exceptional patient care with cutting-edge veterinary medicine and addressing key issues facing referral vets in the region. Their extensive facilities will be housed in what will be one of the largest and best equipped purpose-built small animal referral centre in the UK. They share a clear vision, to deliver the best, most caring, and highly advanced treatment possible to patients and their owners in the North of England. Their state-of-the-art facilities are situated in pleasant, clean surroundings allowing the highest level of care, providing a high level of service to the client. 

Their new facilities will include a Digital imaging department, fixed 1.5T 18 channel MRI whole-body scanner, 16 slice CT scanner, X-Ray and fluoroscopy, Endoscopy, Ultrasound and electro-diagnostics, operating microscopy, 24-hour intensive care facilities, 5 Ultra-hygienic operating theatres, 8 consulting rooms, spacious and comfortable waiting room with a separate cat waiting area. 

They are committed to providing a multi-disciplinary referral service for patients, their owners, and referring vets. Their disciplines will include; Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Internal medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery.

The Candidate and Role:

This would suit an individual who’s a bit of a night owl and likes to work in a small team, that has a passion for inpatient care work. You will be joining a dedicated Twilight Team where you will be working 3.30 pm-12 am Monday’s & Tuesdays.

This role is for a highly motivated, caring, and proactive individual that can think outside the box, whilst remaining calm and positive. Working closely with other personnel at all times is essential in order to ensure the smooth running of the wards.

Key duties:

  • Nursing critical and intensive patients
  • Administering medications and carrying out treatments including drain management, physiotherapy, and feeding tubes
  • Working as part of a team, alongside another RVN, ACA, and intern.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene
  • Assisting with patient handovers and liaising with owners

Previous experience of ECC nursing or within a referral practice is desirable but not essential.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays pro rata
  • Birthday off work
  • Appealing rota to encourage a good work/life balance
  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Staff discount scheme
  • CPD allowance with days off to attend
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Employee assistance program 

Ref: JN -042021-19739

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