• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 37 Wakefield Road, Tandem, Huddersfield Hours: Part time Practice: Calder Vets Waterloo Salary: Up to £26,000 pro rate depending on experience Practice Details Calder Vets Waterloo

Calder Vets is a long-established primary care, small animal practice, with our central Hospital in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. We also have 10 satellite clinics across South and West Yorkshire, including excellent support from our sister referral Hospital, Paragon Veterinary Referrals.

We’re passionate veterinary professionals who are committed to providing exceptional care. Our mission is to provide high-quality healthcare and strive to make visiting the vets a positive experience for our patients and clients. Our core values are Clinical Excellence, Client Care, Patient Care, Teamwork, Development and Positivity. We are looking for like-minded team members to come and join our fantastic team.

Roles and Responsibilities

Our Waterloo practice are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. This role would suit an experienced RVN or newly qualified nurse, ready to build on their previous experiences gained whilst studying. It is a part-time position, this is ideally a 27-30hour week over Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with a 1:5 Saturday morning shift. No OOH work.

This role will enable the ideal candidate to develop their nursing skills through:

• Assisting with the care of animals.
• Undertaking tasks set by senior members of staff in the basic care and running of the practice.
• Communicating with clients, meeting and greeting and carrying our nurse consultations.
• Monitoring in-patients following their procedures, providing care and appropriate diets.
• Assisting vets during examinations and surgeries to ensure the correct procedures are followed for the cleaning and sterilizing of instruments, equipment and materials.

Our Dewsbury Hospital is a short distance from the A1 and M62, easily accessible from outside of the local area. We have excellent facilities including on-site CT, dental suite, digital x-ray and dental x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab, endoscopy, excellent anesthetic monitoring equipment including multiparameter monitors, separate wards for surgical, medical, isolation, cats, exotics, and outpatients.

Our ideal candidate will offer the highest standards of clinical and client care, empathy and be willing to provide valuable peer support to our student veterinary nurses and patient care assistants.

In return, we will offer you:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program 
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral 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.

For more information or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] or complete the application form below.

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