Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Paws Colchester Veterinary Centre | Colchester, ENG, GB

Posted 13 days ago

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Posted on 04/11/2022
The team at Paws Veterinary Centre are looking for a dedicated registered veterinary nurse to cover maternity leave, with the possibility of a permanent role. No two days are the same here at our busy practice and we cover a varied caseload.
The duties will include:
Monitoring anaesthetics
Care of day patients and in-patients
Nurse clinics
Assisting Veterinary Surgeons
Occasional reception work
Any other general nursing responsibilities
The role will be 30-40hrs per week with 1:4 Saturday mornings (until 12 pm) and no OOH, however, we are happy to offer a flexible shift pattern to the right candidate.
The salary for this role is up to £29,000 FTE depending on experience.
We are situated in Colchester with easy access to London (45mins via train) and a stone's throw away from the idyllic Mersea Island.
Our small practice is equipped with all the up-to-date facilities including:
Direct digital x-ray
Multi-parameter monitoring
Ultrasound machine
In-house laboratory equipment
Dental equipment
We can confidently say that the best part of our practice is our dedicated team! We have 2 vets, 4 registered veterinary nurses, 1 student veterinary nurse, 1 veterinary care assistant and 3 receptionists.
If you are a RCVS registered nurse who is a team player and can embrace all aspects of nursing, this role is perfect for you!
Because our employee's matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
Work life balance
6.6 weeks annual leave
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
Cycle to Work scheme
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
Non-accidental injury support
CPD encouraged
Certificate support
Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
Access to Vetlexicon - our online encyclopaedia provider
All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
Infection Prevention and Control Programme
Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
VDS cover
RCVS fees
Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100's of retailers
Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care
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 Taylor Findlay from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Taylor Findlay
Talent Partner