• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 65 - 67 Chetwynd Road, Dartmouth Park, Highgate, London Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: Village Vet (Highgate) Salary: £24,000 to £30,000 depending on experience Practice Details Village Vet (Highgate)

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.   

  

Your role and responsibilities

Highgate is a beautiful, 2-Vet practice that provides the care of pets of our very committed and loyal client base. This modern practice offers well-maintained facilities including an on-site lab and a dedicated hydrotherapy suite.

You will be joining a supportive and welcoming team and will be responsible for providing outstanding patient care for both medical and surgical cases, supporting the patient journey from admission to discharge.

You will also be responsible for maintaining clear communication lines to ensure the smooth running of all clinical areas and the provision of excellent client care. Nursing duties include consultations, inpatient care, monitoring of anaesthesia, assisting with procedures and associated peri-operative care.

Our talented vets and excellent facilities create an interesting and challenging clinical environment, with many non-routine medical cases and emergency surgeries. Our senior vet also holds a post-graduate certificate in feline medicine and has strong interest in dentistry.

Our nurses are highly valued and an integral part of each patient’s care and this is a practice where your career progression and professional development will be fully supported and encouraged.

Hours: 42hrs/week, Monday – Friday, including 1:4 Saturday mornings (9 am-1 pm)

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Welcome package
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • Extensive learning and development programmes including specific programmes for Patient Care Assistants (PCA)
  • 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.

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 that is available for everyone.

 

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 have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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