Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse

Rufford Veterinary Group, Southport | Southport, ENG, PR9 7AF, GB

Posted 9 days ago

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Posted on 04/08/2021
The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Rufford Veterinary Group!
We are looking for a good team player who wants to complement our team, who has an interest in inpatient care, surgery, dentistry, x-rays, clinics, client’s communications and the general day to day running of small animal practice.
You will see a good and varied caseload which will encourage you to utilise the skill set you have acquired along your career path thus far. We in return encourage you to develop these skills further by supporting you with CPD funding for certificates in areas of interest and mutual benefit.
No 2 days are the same!
The Rota:
You will work a varied rota with a 1:5 weekend, minimal OOH allowing for a good work, life balance.
Salary of up to £25,000 depending on experience
About us
We are a small animal first opinion practice located in a coastal town, near local amenities, bars and restaurants.
We have :-
Digital xrays
Modern Ultrasound/ ECG machine
Multi parameter
Ultrasonic dental machine
Many modern equipment sources to assist with inpatient care.
The teams have taken part in tough mudder and three peak challenges over the years and are a social bunch with a varying age range and varying levels of experience from 20yrs+ to just qualified, we support our local schools by doing presentations/school visits when Covid isn’t a factor!
The Winning Candidate
A positive mental attitude towards supporting student nurses in their progression.
Clinical coaching desirable or an interest in becoming one.
A willingness to participate in nurse clinic role, opportunity to lead in this area.
A team of 13 nursing staff consisting of RVN’s/SVN’s/VCA’s/AUX staff.
VN staff hold ECC cert/ VNES Cert/ NCert AnBeh / Dermatology. RVN’s are encouraged to improve in their area of interest and encouraged to implement their skills in practice.
Many more of our surgeons currently undertaking certificates in surgery and medicine.
Surgeons also have interests in exotics / dermatology / cardiology /acupuncture / orthopaedic work.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata
4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
3 days paid CPD leave
£550 CPD allowance per annum
RCVS Membership paid
Service based holiday entitlement increases
VDS cover
Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
Enhanced paternity pay
Birthday leave
Discounted veterinary fees
My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
CPD/training support
Paid bereavement leave
Company sick pay
Employee opinion survey
Free uniform in a number of roles
Annual pay reviews
Social events
Academy & Leadership courses
Focus on employee wellbeing
Relocation packages
Career progression opportunities
Free flu jabs
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Marcus Alphonso from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Marcus Alphonso
Talent Partner (0) 7977 242 350