Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Cliffe Vets, Lewes | Lewes, ENG, BN7 2AH, GB

Posted 9 days ago

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Posted on 19/08/2022
The Role
If working as a part of a supportive team within a sort after practice in its local area is important to you, then Cliffe Vets in Lewes could be your ideal workplace. With a fantastic opportunity for an RVN to join their reputable and friendly team, now is your chance!
The role would be full time working 4 weekdays one week, 4.5 weekdays the next, with shifts starting from 8:00am until 17:30pm and weekends on-call rota of 1:6, it is important to note, when on call you are only called in as required and do not stay on site or take the phones. You will receive a day off in lieu of the following week for weekend work.
Your working day as an RVN at Cliffe Vets will be varied covering duties such as kennels, prep, theatre, consults, reception, and branch surgery cover, which is shared equally between all nurses. This opportunity will allow for great clinical exposure and lots of opportunities for professional growth!
The salary for this role is up to £27,500 per annum depending on experience. However, this is accompanied by overtime & out of hours payments which can be up to £2,500 plus, meaning the role has the potential to earn up to or over £30000 per annum!
About Us
Cliffe Veterinary Group is a large mixed practice with dedicated small animal, farm & equine departments. We are a progressive, well-equipped (TTA, ASIF, laparoscopy, digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound/doppler, etc). RCVS accredited practice with a varied surgical and medical caseload. We have a full-time laboratory technician who will run a very large range of diagnostics “in-house” to provide an exceptional level of care for our patients. We are located in the vibrant, historic market town of Lewes, just 10 miles from Brighton.
About the Team and Culture
Our small animal team comprises 10 Vets, 11 Nurses, and support staff. We are a friendly and diverse team, with several of us who have been here for many years. This is an opportunity to live and work in a beautiful area in the South Downs with great transport links to London and Gatwick.
We truly invest in our staff offering them the best professional development opportunities we can, with CPD fully encouraged and funded with additional study time offered for those working towards certificates. We have an open and supportive culture in practice and truly value the skills and company of all on the team.
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a passionate, confident, and qualified RVN. We promote a positive working environment so would like someone like-minded, with a positive attitude and can-do approach to tasks. Excellent bedside manner and great communication skills are also required for this position.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Increasing holidays based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Birthday leave
RCVS Membership paid
VDS cover
Discounted veterinary fees
Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Service-related company sick pay
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Relocation packages
Career progression opportunities
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 Olivia Heaton-Tisdale from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Olivia Heaton-Tisdale
Talent Partner