Registered Veterinary NurseLocation: 39 Station Road West, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire Practice: Village Vet (Whittlesford) Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 DOE Practice Details
We are a well-established, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accredited, small animal primary care practice that covers the locations of London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire. Alongside all our primary care services we also have four 24-hour continuous care hospitals made up of our highly certified specialists and general practice staff to ensure the highest form of veterinary care for the benefits of pets and clients alike.
Your role and responsibilities
Village Vet are seeking a proactive Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join their talented clinical team at their flagship Whittlesford hospital, on a full-time basis.
The hospital building was completed in 2012, is well-established and purpose built, providing an exceptional environment for our clients, patients and staff. The facilities include full digital diagnostic facilities, an on-site laboratory, full operating theatres, separate dog and cat hospital wards and a dental suite.
We have an experienced and empathetic team of vets, nurses and support staff, many with extra qualifications, to ensure that patients and clients receive the best care available.
You would be nursing to a very high standard, and duties include care of inpatients, nurse consultations and all aspects of surgical nursing.
This is a role where your nursing skills are utilised to their full potential and is a great opportunity for professional development in an area of your interest with further study actively encouraged and supported.
We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated RVN with any level of experience as we can provide strong support for those that may be recently qualified or new to a hospital environment.
We are dedicated to training the next generation of nurses, so a Clinical Coach qualification or willingness to work towards it would be highly advantageous.
Hours: Full-time (42hr/week average) 8hr shifts Monday – Friday and 1:6 weekends (with time off in lieu given for weekends worked)
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
- Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
- Welcome package
- Enhanced sickness policy
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- £500 CPD allowance
- Extensive learning and development programmes
- Progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Discounts with PetPlan
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Gym membership discount
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Eye care vouchers
- Flu vaccine voucher
- Recruitment reward scheme.
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.