• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 11 Belsize Terrace, Hampstead Hours: Full time Practice: Village Vet (Hampstead) Salary: £24,000 to £30,000 depending on experience Practice Details Village Vet (Hampstead)

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized first opinion practices, four large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

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 benefit of pets and clients alike.   

The nearest tube station to this practice is Belsize Park, which is part of the northern line.

This location’s walk score is 90/100, meaning is a ‘walker’s paradise’ giving you lots of options to choose from in your free time. It also includes nearby parks like Primrose Hill, Chalcot Square Green, and West End Green for a peaceful walk in the city landscape.

 

Your role and responsibilities

Village Vet is recruiting for a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join their day team at the 24hr hospital in Hampstead, Northwest London.

This role would suit an RVN that would like to develop their nursing skills in a dynamic hospital environment with the support of a large, experienced clinical team.

Our Hampstead hospital is exceptionally well equipped and is set out across 4 floors. We have everything you would expect us to, including full diagnostic facilities, an on-site laboratory, a dedicated Intensive care unit (ICU), separate cat/dog wards, and a full theatre suite.

Our 24hr facilities ensure continuity of care for our patients and a highly stimulating and rewarding caseload.  

You would be nursing to a very high standard of care, and duties include care of medical and ECC 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 proactive, 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.

Hours: 4-day working week (42 hours per week over 4 x 10.5 hours shifts). Share of weekends (1:6)

Benefits

  • 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.

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