• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 491 Kettering Road, Northampton Hours: Full time Practice: Spinney Vets Northampton Salary: £27000-30000 per annum, Depending on experience Practice Details Spinney Vets Northampton

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Job Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

Salary: £27000-30000 (FTE 40) pro rata Plus £2600 in patient care bonus per annum

Location: Spinney Vets, Kettering Road, Northampton

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 38.5 hours per week

Overview

Do you want to work at a practice where you are encouraged to utilise your nursing skills to the full and develop further to advance your nursing career? Then Spinney Vets is the right place for you. 

Join our fantastic and friendly nursing team and you will be able to do regular, nurse led, schedule 3 ops days, nurse consulting, including clinics for osteoarthritis, diabetes, renal disease, dermatology (including HT Vista), weight and nutrition etc, as well as dedicated in-patient care. All of which allow you to fully use your nursing skills and develop new ones to progress within the industry leading, Linnaeus nursing career progression framework.

About us

We are a very well-equipped, RCVS accredited practice acting as a fiercely proactive force in a changing profession. Our drivers are high quality patient care, client education and career development. Come to grow and succeed with us, a practice looking forward to a future as an advanced first opinion practice with a strong ethos of nurturing and utilising our associates’ skills and advancing them with CPD and support from the excellent central team of Linnaeus Veterinary Limited, to make a better world for pets and fulfilled careers for ourselves.

In a rapidly changing profession, we have been proactive in our support for progressing our veterinary nursing team with a structured, industry leading career progression framework. Maximising the skills and qualities of our veterinary nurses and support staff to ensure you can focus on your work and interests as much as possible. With the introduction of Lead RVNs, Schedule 3 theatre lists each week and nurse consulting work at the forefront of our recent progress.

We would love for you to consider joining our highly trained team of 8 Vets, 12 RVNs, 1 SVN, 3 PCAs and 8 Client Care/Admins and help us continue to create a loving and caring service that goes above and beyond to keep our patients healthy and build for the future of the veterinary profession.

Person specification

Experience

Essential

• RVN registration

Desirable

• Mentoring experience/qualification

Knowledge

• RCVS Code of Conduct

• Confident in the use of IT packages, email and online internet browsers

• RVN

Qualifications

• RVN

Skills & abilities

• Excellent listening and communication skills

• Team player

• Highly organised with the ability to multitask, plan and prioritise effectively in accordance with business needs

• Proactive and well organised with an eye for detail

• Remains calm under pressure

• Problem solving

• Innovative and forward thinking

Other qualities

• Ability to make decisions that benefit the whole team not individuals.

• Knowledge of organisational restrictions.

Benefits

· 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

· RCVS, BVNA & 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:

o Employee assistance program

o Eyecare voucher scheme

o Free annual Flu jab

o Cycle to work scheme

· Recruitment referral reward scheme

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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