Registered Veterinary Nurse (oncology)Location: 52 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds Practice: Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley Salary: £23,700 – £27,700 Practice Details
Abbey House Hospital is based in Morley, 7 miles south of Leeds, with great train and bus links into the city, as well as easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away.
We are a high standard Primary Care and Referral Tier 3 Hospital & training Practice (proudly Cat-Friendly) with four satellite clinics. Our facilities are excellent (four theatres, separate cat/dog/rabbit wards plus ICU, CT, oncology suite, visiting MRI, scopes including laparoscopy, operating microscope, dental suite with x-ray, high spec internal lab with lab tech) and we have an experienced and supportive Nurse Leadership Team. Our Out of Hours (OOH) service is run by our own dedicated night team, meaning our caseload is amazing but there is no requirement to work regular OOH.
We are committed to individual career advancement and can support clinical skills development at all levels, as well as progression into leadership and Clinical education roles. We have access to a HUGE bank of Linnaeus CPD including the AVA accredited anaesthesia, RECOVER, ECC and leadership development.
We are also a friendly, welcoming team that enjoy bringing fun into the workplace. Our Associate council organises regular events & we have made an exciting engagement action plan together. We are also dedicated to promoting a healthy work-life balance and are working on our wellbeing agenda, with two trained Mental Health First Aiders on site. We are proud to behold our Investors in the environment bronze award.
Your role and responsibilities
We are currently looking for an Oncology nurse. A Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with experience or a keen interest in oncology would be considered. Training and support will be readily provided and there is a wealth of relevant CPD available
The role will involve:
- Working in a dedicated oncology suite, supporting the oncology Vet(s)
- Administration of chemotherapy
- Discharging oncology patients and giving detailed aftercare instructions
- Building strong relations with and maintaining regular personalised communication with clients
- Quality of life consultations
- Taking blood, assisting with monitoring of lymph nodes, taking FNAs, CTs, x-rays and ultrasound scans
- Responsibility for all day to day stock control and administration of the department (managing lab results, managing diary, emails)
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week over 4 days (Thursdays off)
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
- Birthday leave
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
- CPD allowance
- Extensive learning and development programmes
- Progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Discounts with PetPlan
- Enhanced parental leave policy
- Enhanced sickness policy
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Eyecare vouchers
- Recruitment reward scheme
- Gym membership discount
- Flu vaccine voucher
- £2000 Welcome Bonus. 50% payable in the month you start and 50% on completion of probation.
Part of an amazing global family
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 and Ireland 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 this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.