Emergency Registered Veterinary Nurse (Primary Care)Location: Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull Practice: Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service Practice Details
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Job Title: Emergency Registered Veterinary Nurse (Primary Care)
Job Type: Permanent Full time
Salary: £34,000, depending on experience
BE PART OF ONE OF THE UK'S LEADING SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY CENTRES!
Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service is one of the leading small animal referral centres in the world, having been delivering the highest possible standard of pet healthcare for over 30 years.
Our vision is to provide an unrivalled clinical, patient, client and team experience that is recognised for excellence across the world. Our values centre around the care of our patients, our clients, our referring vets, each other, and the environment to make a Better World for Pets.
Willows is widely known for delivery of CPD, and we strongly encourage all our associates to continually develop their skills and knowledge. We employ over 250 associates working as part of an outstanding multi-disciplinary team led by internationally renowned Specialists. Our service teams include Orthopaedics, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Oncology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging and Physiotherapy.
In-patient care is a priority and includes 24-hour veterinary and nursing cover, with support from a team of emergency vets and Interns. Our hospital facilities are of the highest quality, including on-site Siemens 64-slice CT, Siemens 1.5T MRI, two in-theatre mobile image intensifiers, two digital radiography rooms, ultrasonography, electro diagnostics, video endoscopy and an extensive range of advanced surgical equipment.
A great opportunity has arisen for an Emergency nurse to join our team working within our stunning, purpose-built, Veterinary Hospital.
We can offer exciting opportunities for nurses who share our commitment to excellence and a desire to provide world-class care and customer service. With the benefit of superb imaging and anaesthesia facilities, as well as specialists working in every discipline, Willows provides a truly rewarding working environment.
This role will provide a unique opportunity to:
• Provide emergency care for a wide range of cases from our local primary care practices
• Work alongside the Emergency Vets within a multiple disciplinary environment to support the provision of emergency referrals
• Deliver exceptional inpatient care to emergency cases requiring prolonged hospitalisation and to critical cases, with support from our Emergency Vets and ECC Specialists
The successful applicant would ideally have at least two year’s experience in small animal practice and share our values of providing the best possible levels of care. There will be ample support and great case exposure for those interested in enrolling on a certificate or plenty of scope to develop your skills further.
The 6 week rota allows a combination of working day, evening and overnight shifts, as well as 3 weeks off built in to allow a great work life balance.
The rota consists of:
Week 1: Monday-Sunday – 7am-5pm shifts
Week 2: Off shift
Week 3: Monday-Sunday – 4pm-2am shifts
Week 4: Off shift
Week 5: Off shift
Week 6: Monday-Friday – 12pm-10pm shifts
As our new emergency nurse you would work in a great hospital, working closely with Emergency Vets, as well as the intern team and primary care vets, giving excellent support to ensure the efficient delivery of outstanding patient care.
We are therefore looking for:
Nurses qualified for at least two years
Primary care experience in a hospital environment desirable
Experience in emergency work also very useful
RCVS and VDS fees paid
BVNA membership paid
External CPD funded
Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
Career progression opportunities
Staff discount schemes
Enhanced sickness pay
Enhanced equal family leave
E-car salary sacrifice scheme
Employer contribution pension scheme
Recruitment referral reward scheme
Wellness program including:
Employee assistance program
Eyecare voucher scheme
Free annual Flu jab
Cycle to work 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 Program which is available for everyone.
If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Referral Nursing Talent Acquisition Business Partner – Becca Thompson at Becca.Thompson@linnaeusgroup.co.uk
If you are currently a Linnaeus Associate, please contact the Talent Acquisition team to register your interest, further details can be found on The Link.
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.
Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.
If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]