Radiotherapy Registered Veterinary NurseLocation: Bramston Way, Southfields, Laindon, Essex Practice: Southfields Veterinary Specialists Salary: Up to £28k DOE 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.
Role and responsibilities
Southfields Veterinary Specialists are currently recruiting for a talented Nurse to support our existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.
As part of our growing Oncology team, consisting of consultants, residents, interns, therapeutic radiographers, nurses and support staff, you will work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to a large and varied caseload.
This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to the service and its patients.
You will care for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, mast cell tumours, soft tissue sarcomas, brain tumours and metastasised tumours.
You will have a good understanding of oncology which, following an induction alongside our team, will allow you to support patients receiving post-surgical radiotherapy, treatment for radiosensitive tumours and palliative radiotherapy.
This is the perfect opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with a keen interest in oncology to develop their understanding and practical abilities alongside our experienced team of specialists, therapeutic radiographers and RVNs.
You will facilitate the delivery of gold-standard patient and client care through effective communication, including supporting clients during patient admittance and discharge, communicating with referring practices regarding case acceptance and scheduling, coordinating and preparing patients for radiotherapy treatment (blood sampling, intravenous catheter placement), monitoring of general anaesthesia and patient recovery, wound management, maintenance of oesophageal feeding tubes, dispensing and preparation of medications as directed by the Veterinary Surgeon, and effectively delivering and documenting inpatient care.
This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services in preparation to move to our 40,000 SQFT. purpose-built practice, providing all disciplines with state-of-the-art facilities to support our growing caseload.
Referral experience is not essential as full training and support will be provided.
- Full-time permanent position
- A competitive salary
- Generous CPD allowance
- Pension scheme
- Holiday reward service
- A good work life balance
- Birthday day off
- Opportunities for progression
- Enhanced sick leave
- Enhanced parental leave
- Excellent location – only 30 minutes by train from central London, within easy reach of the beautiful Essex countryside and extremely well located for international travel links by air and train.
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 Anna Smith at [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.