• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 39 Station Road West, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire Hours: Full time Practice: Village Vet (Whittlesford) Salary: £26000 - £30000 Practice Details Village Vet (Whittlesford)

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group based in London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridge. We have a mix of small and medium-sized first opinion practices supported by four large 24-hour hospitals.

We have a strong recognisable brand, and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

We believe in supporting and investing in our staff and facilities, ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional qualifications across all levels of employment and we offer a structured programme of career progression within our group.

Whittlesford practice is located in a beautiful village, south of Cambridge close to Whittlesford Parkway with direct links to London. Whittlesford practice is a purpose-built site which is well-equipped with full digital diagnostic facilities, laboratory, operating theatre, separate dog and cat wards and ample parking on site

Our Royston site is situated next to the station and close to the town centre, the practice aims to provide first-class veterinary care and the friendly team has established a loyal client following in the heart of the community. Again, the practice is well equipped and both sites are ISFM/ RCVS PSS accredited

 

Your role and responsibilities

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with a minimum of 1 year post qualification experience for this unique opportunity. If you’re looking to develop your skills, you will have the chance to experience the best of both worlds with a role split between working in a busy hospital environment and supporting a smaller branch practice.

This is a role where your nursing skills are utilised to their full potential and is a great opportunity for professional development in an area of your interest with further study actively encouraged and supported.

In this role, you will be a key member of the nursing team at Whittlesford, working effectively with the Clinical Nurse Manager, Lead Nurses & Clinicians. While at Royston, you would work closely with the Head Vet and support the delivery of excellent client & patient care.

This role will incorporate a wide breadth of nursing duties, incorporating the management of complex medical & surgical patients, provision of perioperative care, assisting with the provision of anaesthesia and schedule III procedures, as well as supporting the patient journey from admission to discharge, providing nurse consults and the provision of outstanding client care

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. For more information, click here https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/about-us/health-and-wellbeing

Our rota:

  • 42hrs/week
  • Monday to Wednesday at Royston
  • Thursday and Friday Whittlesford 
  • 1 in 6 weekends at Whittlesford (3 days TOIL allocated for weekends)
  • 1 x Bank holiday/year, and share of the alternative Out of hours Rota (EIN).

 

 Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD allowance and allocated CPD days
  • Access to an extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programmes
  • Progression & development opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Wellness program, including;
  • 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 which 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.

 

Don’t just take our word for it

“Having not only great support but freedom to express and implement my nursing acumen is what makes Village Vet Whittlesford a great place to work”. 

Clinical Nurse Manager (Karen Jones) Whittlesford Village Vet

 

We would love to hear from you, please contact [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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