• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 609 - 613 Sutton Road, North Cheam, Sutton Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: Maven Veterinary Care Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 Practice Details Maven Veterinary Care

Maven Veterinary Centre, Sutton, London are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team.

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Location: 609-613 London Road, North Cheam, Sutton, London. SM3 9DF

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week.

Monday to Friday, 8 hour shifts vary 7.30am-3.30pm, 8.00am-4.00pm, 10.00am-6.00pm, 12.00pm-8.00pm. Equal share weekends with time in lieu the following week; 1 in 17 Full Weekend; Saturday 8.00am-4.00pm & Sunday 10.00am-2.00pm, 1 in 17 Saturdays; 8.00am-4.00pm

 

About us

We are a 100% small animal primary care practice located in North Cheam, London. We are accredited with Practice Standards Hospital Accreditation and 4 Outstanding RCVS Awards and Gold Standard Cat Friendly Clinic. We have modern outstanding facilities and an award-winning design. We thrive to exceed expectations by providing expert care for our clients and their pets as we dedicate our time to look after them and keep them healthy.

Maven Veterinary Care have an opening for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our multiple award-winning teams on a full time basis.

We have a vibrant and caring nursing team who are passionate about their patients and careers. Currently we have 16 Registered Nurse with 2 Student Nurses, and they are supported by 4 VCA’s and 1 Kennel Assistant. Additionally, we have 9 vets, 6 of whom have post graduate certificates, and a dedicated Client Care team.

We are well-established in the area and our clients are dedicated and bonded and want the highest quality people to be looking after their pets. Nurses do not work on call or overnight as our patient care continuity is supported with 24-hour provision from Vets Now who are on site to provide our afterhours service. The weekend shifts are minimal due to our large team and time in lieu is given the following week.

This role would suit a reliable and passionate RVN wishing to join a talented clinical team to help them deliver the highest possible standard of care to our patients and clients. You will be joining a team that really cares about each other, celebrates the good times while supporting each through the challenging times.

 

Your role and responsibilities

A typical day at Maven sees an interesting and varied caseload. There are a variety of 8-hour shifts to ensure nurses have the opportunity to rotate through their various disciplines. Our nurses are highly skilled and highly valued. They actively participate in daily rounds and monthly team meetings, all working towards improving patient care. They are able to utilise their skills in managing in-patients, Schedule 3 procedures, anaesthesia, surgery and consulting. They are encouraged and supported to follow their passions and drive their careers.

We are committed to training the next generation of nurses, and therefore, a Clinical Coach qualification would be advantageous, however, encouragement and training would be given to those without previous coaching experience.

To enable us to fully support our students, we are looking for an RVN with at least 1 year’s post qualification experience.

 

Testimonials:

Sarah Brennan RVN:

"I have been at Maven for over 10 years, what makes me stay is the support I have always received from the practice, both management and the other teams. We really are one big family, and everyone gets on very well. We work to a high standard and our patients receive nothing but the best care. Both within and across the teams everyone is very much willing to help each other and enjoy sharing our experiences and learning along the way".

Laura Underwood VCA:

I joined Maven as I have always wanted to work with animals and Maven looked like a great place to work, after going to the website and having a nose around I was more sure I wanted to work here. I stay at Maven because we have a fantastic team and all of us work together and care about each other whether we are reception, nurses, VCAs, vets or management. Maven really encourages VCAs to keep learning even if we want to stay as a VCA and not move up to nursing, they really care about our input and how we can be utilised more for the smooth running of the practice.

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

 

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Claire Challinor on 07709 518041 - [email protected]

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