Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Companion Veterinary Clinic | Balderton, ENG, GB

Posted 16 days ago

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Posted on 20/10/2022
The Role
Companion Vets, Newark has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their fun-loving team. We believe in flexible working and are open to both part time and full-time candidates.
Joining as a Veterinary Nurse at Companion means you would have several responsibilities in this role including:
Running nurse clinics
Assisting vet during consults
Assisting in theatre
General nursing of in patients
Occasional admin and reception work
We care about our staff having a work/life balance and offer a varied shift pattern working 40 hours per week over 5 days, with a share in the Saturday morning rota. There is no out of hours requirement. We are open to flexibility of the working hours and if 3 days are worked in the week including EVERY Saturday morning, the Saturday would be paid at an enhanced rate.
The salary for this role is up to £27,000 depending on experience.
About Us
We are a long-established, Small Animal practice in a semi-rural setting very close to the historic market town of Newark. We are lucky to live in a very picturesque, historic market town but within proximity to many cities such as Nottingham and Lincoln. The town is surrounded by lots of beautiful countryside to enjoy outdoor activities in your spare time and many heritage attractions for sightseeing and a busy centre for the shoppers among us. The cost of living in Newark is relatively low with affordable housing and we have great commuter link roads near such as the A1. The East Midlands airport is also only a 45-minute drive away.
We have built up a large, loyal client base over the past 30 years and we focus on giving the highest patient and client care possible. You will be joining an experienced team with post-graduate qualifications in our well-equipped practice. The equipment includes a digital x-ray machine, ultrasound machine, and Idexx lab facilities. We currently have 2 Vets, 1 Nurse, and 5 Support Staff. We are very supportive and have a great working environment as a team. We enjoy the times we can get together for social events when possible!
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse, who has experience working in a small animal practice. Our ideal candidates demonstrate excellent communication skills, a passion for providing high standards of care, and are customer service oriented. We are looking for an RVN who works well within a team but can also work independently.
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 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 Summer Aiken from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Summer Aiken
Talent Partner