• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: Hours: Primary Care, Full time, Part time Practice: AAS Veterinary Services Salary: £11 per hour negotiable dependent on experience Practice Details AAS Veterinary Services

We are a multi-site, RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) accredited, primary care practice based in the southwest county of Gloucestershire. For over 25 years we have dedicated our services to the care of small animals keeping them happy and healthy. Each of our practices offers a range of services with strengths in medicine, surgery, and radiology, which means our patients can be treated for most conditions locally and efficiently with the support of our friendly and caring team.  Our practices are conveniently located for city or Cotswold country life, with easy access to the motorway network and various airports.

Come and join our super friendly and supportive team of around 10 nurses, 4 receptionists, and 6 vets! We have an external orthopaedic surgeon who comes to us for our more advanced orthopaedic cases.

We have a strongly bonded team and regularly hold social events/team building days several times a year.

 

Your role and responsibilities 

AAS Vets in Gloucestershire are looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to work within the Hucclecote and Abbeydale branches permanently covering 36 hours over a 5-day week.

Due to continued success, we are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly, supportive team. Along with being able to work as a team, you should also be able to work on your initiative, always striving for the best in patient and client care.

The role of the veterinary nurse is critical to the provision of high standards of client and patient care. In this role you will be a key member of the nursing team, working effectively with the Clinical Nursing Manager to nurture great team ethics whilst providing guidance and support to the junior nursing staff and animal care/kennel assistants.

You will work closely with all team members to ensure the smooth running of all clinical areas and kennels and will have clear communication lines with all other teams to ensure the practice is providing outstanding patient and client care.

The successful candidate will report to the Clinical Nurse Manager and be responsible for delivering the best service and care to all our patients and clients, with some reception work, i.e., answering phones and working at the front desk.

The role will be varied, with time potentially spent at any of our 4 well-equipped branches as required.

We offer a diverse shift pattern with some early finishes and late starts for a good work-life balance. Our shifts range from 4 to 11 hours, earliest start 8 am and latest finished by 7 pm. We operate standard working hours of 36 hours per week and our weekend rota is 1:4 and 1:6 at our Abbeydale branch. There is also minimal call so we hope that you will be interested in talking with us about this vacancy.

 Benefits 

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • Milestone recognition i.e., a voucher for your continuous service
  • 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
  • Periodic social/team-building events
  • Wellness program includes: 
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 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 that is available for everyone. For more information click here.

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 individuals, 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, which 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 - [email protected]

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