Registered Veterinary Nurse - 4 day week, No OOH!Location: 608 Warwick Road, Solihull Practice: 608 Vet Practice Solihull Salary: £26,000 - £29,000 Practice Details
Join our amazing team at 608 Vet Practice, based in Solihull West Midlands as a Registered Veterinary Nurse!
Now in our 90th Year, 608 Vet Practice offers primary care services for small animals and exotic pets in the locations of Solihull, Acocks Green and Bentley Health.
The Solihull surgery offers 24/7 care with an in-house team, which enables us to provide continuity and treatment when it's needed most. Four of the vet team are working towards certificates and there is well over 150 years of experience amongst the vet team as a whole.
- 24-hour emergency care for practice patients and other pets in need.
- Echo scans
- Extensive internal laboratory led by an NHS trained Laboratory Manager
- Exotic care for all species (Two Vets working towards exotic certificates with one having extensive current zoo experience)
- Selective cat only clinics.
We are a fifteen-vet small animal practice, including a separate team that provides on-site emergency care for us and local practices within the Solihull and surrounding areas. We have a full range of diagnostic equipment including doppler ultrasound, CR, ASIF and external fixation, endoscopes, tonovet pen, slit lamp, multi-parameter monitors, an in-house laboratory with an experienced technician and lots of caring Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN) to provide a high standard of diagnosis, treatments and hospitalisation for our patients 24 hours a day.
We encourage advancement of our team and have recently introduced Nurse Team Leader roles with opportunities for individual progression. We encourage learning and are happy to support certificates. There are also extensive in-house training videos from our specialist teams across the group. One of our nurses has gained her Small Animal Certificate and another is working towards a Surgical Certificate.
Your role and responsibilities
Our dedicated team; many of whom have been with us for a considerable number of years, are looking to welcome an additional Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to the team.
We are offering a 4 day week with a 1:4 weekend rota. We are open to discussing flexible options so if you are looking for something out of the norm in regards to hours, please feel free to get in touch and we can discuss options! Occasional travel between the hospital and branches would be required to support in covering sickness/holidays etc.
We are offering a salary range of £26,000 - £29,000 per annum, negotiable dependent on experience for 40 hours over a 4 day week with a 1:4 full weekend rota
Our hospital-based in Solihull is equipped with, four consult rooms, and two dental theatres and we offer a wide variety of services including:
- dental equipment
- In-house state of the art laboratory suite.
Our team see a wide variety of cases including a strong number of exotics and we are passionate about providing our clients with the best care for their pets possible. You will be working in collaboration with 2 Vets and 3 - 5 RVN’s, Student Veterinary Nurses (SVN) and Patient Care Assistants (PCA).
We champion full nurse utilisation including schedule 3 is highly encouraged and supported.
We are proud to provide our own out of hours (OOH) care at our Solihull hospital with our dedicated out of hours team, on-site throughout the night. With 3 Clinical Coaches in the team at any one time, we are passionate about developing nurses and take on 3-4 student nurses a year.
In return for your hard work and dedication to the team, we can offer a competitive salary alongside a wide variety of additional benefits and will passionately support your career progression and development.
We will provide funded CPD and are truly a friendly practice with many experienced Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses who encourage the sharing of knowledge and advice; as well as always welcome new ideas.
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
- RCVS & 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
- Wellness program including:
- Employee assistance program
- Eyecare voucher scheme
- Free annual flu jab
- Cycle to work scheme
- Recruitment referral 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 which is available for everyone.
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.
If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Claire Challinor on 07709 518041 - [email protected]