• Registered Veterinary Nurse – 36 hours over 4 day week

    Location: 12 Lovelace Gardens, Alphington, Exeter, Devon Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: City Vets Alphington Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 negotiable dependent on experience Practice Details City Vets Alphington

CityVets is a modern, fully equipped RCVS accredited practice setting the standards for first opinion work in the area.  We are looking for an experienced candidate to join our highly-skilled, passionate and committed team.  Our priorities lie in client and patient care whilst ensuring that our staff are happy and well cared for with a healthy work-life balance.  We are a well-equipped, 4 branch, small animal practice offering routine services alongside many diagnostic & specialist services. Our hospital surgery is currently undergoing expansion to provide CT scanning & improved Exotic facilities.

 

Your role and responsibilities

We require a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join our dedicated long-standing, loyal team at City Vets. We are looking for someone passionate about branch nursing as this role will be at our Alphington branch. This is a busy, ‘up and coming’ clinic with great facilities as well as clients.  Although this is a branch practice, we are busy daily with theatre and ops and nurse consults. 

You will be part of a larger team that work collaboratively together and will have their knowledge and expertise to check in with.  This allows you, although being branch-based, to work alongside our friendly team of 11 Vets, 14 qualified Nurses, 4 Student Veterinary Nurses (SVN) & 2 Patient Care Assistants (PCA).

The position is for a 4-day working week (36hrs Monday – Friday) with weekend & out of hours duties shared. The weekends are 1 in 7, alternating between a short & long weekend & the out of hours duties are 2-3 nights a month for in-patients only.

We describe ourselves as a supportive team who are dedicated to excellent patient care as well as excelling and developing our group. If you would like to be part of our family, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

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
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme.

 

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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