• Registered Veterinary Nurse (Consulting)

    Location: Lower Road Trading Estate, Ledbury, Herefordshire Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre Salary: Salary £22,500 - £25,000 negotiable dependent on experience Practice Details Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre

Are you an RVN with a passion for consulting?

Do you enjoy communicating with clients about preventative healthcare?

Want to develop and provide a valuable service to your patients, freeing up vet appointments and utilising your skills?

Do you want to work in a truly supportive and collaborative team where everyone enjoys coming to work?

Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre may just be the place for you!

About us 

For over 60 years our veterinary practice has been serving the local community of Ledbury, Hertfordshire, by providing excellent quality care for all animal types including exotic. Amongst our many care services we also have a 24-hour emergency service that is available 365 days a year by our certified veterinary surgeons. We pride ourselves on our experience and the continuous care that is provided to all our patients across the practice.

We offer a variety of niche services to our clients and their patients including acupuncture, shock wave, and laser therapy along with our stem cell center.  We have laparoscopic equipment, endoscope, ultrasound, multi-parameter capnograph as well as a visiting MRI monthly, so we think we have an excellent array of facilities that we hope you may want to work with.

Your role and responsibilities 

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) who is looking to increase our nurse consults.  Join our amazing team and we will consider both full and part-time requirements. Full-time is 40 hours and Part-time ideally 2 days with one of those being a late shift (11 am – 8 pm) and the ability to cover on-call.  Our days are based on 8 hours with a 1:5 weekend rota.

We would describe ourselves as a bonded team who regularly socialize together and have a collaborative culture across the whole practice.  We believe in full nurse utilization which affords our nursing community the ability to get involved in all areas of practice life and empowers them to work towards their goals.  We are passionate about you having your responsibilities and support specialization allowing for the huge scope to progress in your chosen area.

The senior leadership team openly listens and takes on board the nursing team's ideas to develop and grow our team, services, and business.  We operate an open-door policy and champion our team to support them in all areas that we possibly can.

Although we have an on-call rota, we look after our team covering these hours and give back this time so you can fully appreciate a work/life balance. For a weekend on-call, you will work the late shift on Friday (11 am – 8 pm) be on call overnight (accommodation on site if required), Saturday clinic 8:30 – 1:30 pm, and then on call through to Monday morning.  After your weekend on-call, you will have the following Friday a small shift of 8 am – 11 am, and then the rest of Friday and the Weekend is your time.  We also appreciate that some on-call shifts can be more arduous than others and if we can, will allow shorter hours to account for this on the following Monday.

We want our team to feel appreciated and enjoy their time at work as we believe this leads to the best in patient care.  If you would like to be part of this phenomenal team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Benefits 

  • 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 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.

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 85,000 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 this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail, please contact [email protected] or please fill the form below.

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