• Multidisciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurse - Wards

    Location: Station Farm, London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire Hours: Full time Practice: Dick White Referrals Practice Details Dick White Referrals

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Job Title: Multidisciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurse - Wards

Location: Dick White Referrals

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000-£31,000 D.O.E

Hours: 40 hours per week - working hours between 06:30 and 18:30, Monday to Friday with 1:4 weekend rota where TOIL is provided, participation in the Bank Holiday rota is also required.

About us

Dick White Referrals (DWR) is one of the largest specialist multi-disciplinary veterinary referral centres in Europe, offering outstanding levels of clinical care in state-of-the-art facilities.

Our dedicated vets, nurses and nursing assistants, supported by the client care teams, are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and medical care for pets. Many of our clinicians are nationally or internationally recognised specialists in their field and bring unique experiences to care for pets. 

We accept referrals in Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physiotherapy and Soft Tissue Surgery.

We have comprehensive and established clinical and non-clinical programmes for training, development and CPD.

Your role and responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic Multidisciplinary RVN to join our Ward Nursing Team, working in our busy, purpose-built specialist veterinary hospital.

The Multidisciplinary Ward Nurses are responsible for providing wards-based nursing care to our inpatients across all wards and disciplines, working day to day in small teams to ensure there is good communication in the ward, and a high level of patient care. Each day is different due to the large variety of cases we see and the role will including nursing of canine and feline patients across all disciplines, including but not limited to Surgery Ward, Neurology, Feline, Ophthalmology, Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology and Dermatology.

Our nurses take pride in providing excellent patient care, nursing at DWR is demanding and it can be busy, but it is an incredibly rewarding job!

This position will suit an RVN with a keen interest in inpatient care who enjoys a fast-paced environment and patient focused role. The suitable candidate should be willing to learn and develop their knowledge in a referral setting, previous referral experience would be desirable but not essential and newly qualified RVNs will be considered. Training will be provided in each of the different wards and there is opportunity to progress onto ECC rotations once training is complete. Further opportunities could also be available to be a Clinical Supervisor/Mentor, Buddy or to take on a Championship role.    

Job Purpose

Provide excellent animal care by carrying out veterinary nursing duties in line with the appropriate standard operating procedures and policies.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and 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
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • 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 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

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]

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