Registered Veterinary NurseLocation: Anchor Road, Rochester, Kent Practice: Warren House Veterinary Group Rochester Salary: Starting from £25,000 per annum Practice Details
Warren House Veterinary Group, treating pets like one of our family since 1982, we are a multi-site with four small animal practices based in Kent. Each practice has a full team of highly qualified nurses, and specialist surgeons, who will ensure the care of each pet will be to the highest standard, so they can live long and healthy life. When they are in our care, owners can rest assured that they will be treated as one of our own.
Your role and responsibilities
We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join our nursing team. You will need to have good general nursing experience and great customer service skills, have a friendly and flexible approach and work well as part of a team. There will be some sole nursing at weekends and occasional weekdays depending on the branch being worked at. You will be performing a variety of procedures alongside your Vet team and we provide various services including orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery as well as acupuncture with visiting Specialists within ortho and cardiology.
The Warren House Veterinary Group is part of Linnaeus and is a four branch, small animal practice based in the Medway Towns. The business has been practising for over 39 years and we employ over 50 members of staff across the group, 14 of whom are RVNs. We also have trainee/auxiliary nurses on the team.
During the week we have shift patterns between 8 am and 7.45 pm. Weekend shifts vary depending on the branch you cover but the maximum Saturday shifts are 8 am-4.45 pm and are usually one Saturday in four. We are currently closed on Sundays and bank holidays, but if these are re-introduced the shifts are just 8.45 am to 12.45 pm and are shared between the whole nursing team. There is no out of hours (OOH) as this is provided by VetsNow.
We are a vibrant, close-knit team that pride ourselves on our camaraderie and a sense of humour is vital.
If you want to join a really friendly, loyal and supportive team please get in touch and send us your CV, we will consider part or full-time applicants.
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday Leave
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- External CPD funded and extensive, free Linnaeus CPD program provided by specialists/referral teams both online and in-person (covid restrictions permitting)
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- Wellness program including employee assistance program, eyecare voucher scheme, free annual flu jab, cycle to work scheme etc.
- 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.
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]