Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Park Veterinary Centre | Watford, ENG, GB

Posted 13 days ago

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Posted on 05/07/2022
The Role
Here at Park Veterinary Centre, we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. Our Nurses are well respected and work closely with our team of Vets and Support Staff, to ensure the best possible care is given. Our nursing team is very supportive, and extra training can be given to someone looking to return to nursing, or just beginning their Veterinary Nursing career. Our nurses work in Theatre, Pharmacy, Ward, and Nurses Clinics and are encouraged to pursue special interests and CPD. We are a Training Practice and would encourage and support all our Nurses to be involved in nurse training.
The hours for this role are 38 per week, working across a 4 day week with various shift patterns. Weekends are 1 in 4, we employ night staff to look after our in-patients. Our out of hours is mostly covered by VetsNow, but we do provide cover on Saturday and Sunday daytime.
The salary for this role is between £23,000 to £28,000 depending on experience.
About Us
Park Veterinary Centre is a well-established first opinion practice, with roots in Hertfordshire going back over 100 years. We are a Training Practice and hold RCVS GP status. You will be joining a busy, well-equipped practice, where every team member aspires to achieve higher standards. Our equipment list includes Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray, Multi-Modal monitor, ECG, and BP monitoring. We are situated in Watford, Hertfordshire, which is surrounded by beautiful countryside, while also having easy access to train stations, with London approximately 35 minutes away.
We currently have 7 FTE Vets, 6 full-time and 2 part-time Registered Veterinary Nurses, and 5 Student Nurses. We are actively increasing our current Nursing Team. We have a large support team consisting of Receptionists, Telephonists, VCA's, and Accounts Staff, ensuring our Nurses can focus on their clinical skills.
Any new hire will be included in our general nursing rota, across all roles. Any special interests will be encouraged and supported. We provide services for a local Wildlife Rescue, and several of our nurses, along with one of our vets enjoy treating Exotics and Wildlife.
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse or experienced Student Nurse with good practical skills and an ability to work alone and as part of a team.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Increasing holiday 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 focussed 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 Michael Middleton from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Michael Middleton
Talent Partner