Post Registration Programme RVNLocation: Bramston Way, Southfields, Laindon, Essex Practice: Southfields Veterinary Specialists Salary: £22,000 Practice Details
We are a multi-disciplinary, RCVS accredited specialist lead referral centre within the county of Essex, where we work to the highest standards of veterinary care for pets, creating a seamless experience for them and their owners. We are incredibly proud to have an outstanding team of highly qualified veterinary specialists, that enable the very best care for all patients that come to our practice.
As part of our structured year long programme, you will rotate around core areas of the hospital whilst being supported by a trained preceptor (clinical mentor) and skills supervisors (experts in their nursing area). You will be given five professional development days to enhance your career progression and time off rota each week to learn new skills and improve your knowledge base.
Your role and responsibilities
Southfields Veterinary Specialists are currently recruiting for a talented newly qualified RVN to support the existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients. This is a very exciting time to join Southfields as we prepare to move to a 40,000 sq. ft, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital.
You will work as part of a large nursing team that includes interns, nurses, student veterinary nurses and Patient Care Assistants (PCA) performing nursing tasks in each of the rotational areas. You will grow your skills and knowledge base over the course of the year to become a competent and confident referral RVN.
This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services. Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines.
Due to the continued expansion at Southfields, you will work as a part of the growing team developing procedures and ways of working for the hospital.
- £22,000 per year
- £500 CPD allowance + 3 days in which to take it
- 5 Professional Development Days
- The equivalent of 2 hours each week off rota for study
- Preceptor and PRP manager support
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programme
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- Wellness programme including:
- Employee assistance programme
- 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. For more information, click here.
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 among our team.
Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.
We would love to hear from you, please contact Sophie Venables at [email protected] and [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form here.