• Registered Veterinary Nurse (Maternity cover)

    Location: 4 The Cobalt Centre, Kineton Road, Southam Hours: Full time Practice: Avonvale Veterinary Centres Southam Salary: £27,000 per annum, starting from, depending on experience Practice Details Avonvale Veterinary Centres Southam

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Job Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary: Starting from £27,000 (D.O.E)

Location: Avonvale Vets, working between all sites as required.
Job Type: Fixed-term 12 month contract

Hours: 40 hours per week, 1:8 Saturday mornings. Option of working either 1:13 weekends or 1:10 nights

Your role and responsibilities
 

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our talented and passionate nursing team within our Southam branch to provide maternity cover!

Due to our skilled team of Veterinary Surgeons holding various certificates, we see a vast array of cases and refer very few, meaning you will be exposed to a wide variety of procedures and advanced nursing techniques. Our nurse team, equally as skilled in their areas of expertise, also boasts some fantastic longevity in service, one of our team having been with us for over 35 years.

We pride ourselves in our full nurse utilisation, incorporating consults as well as schedule 3 etc. into your working day, providing our nurses with great job satisfaction. Our nursing team includes people with interests in a wide variety of areas including anaesthesia, ECC and behaviour, therefore, opening the opportunity for you to grow your skills and expertise alongside our experienced team. We are also supported by our wonderful Patient Care Assistants who work alongside our nurses to achieve the highest standards of care for our patients.

The position will include some out of hours work, and would suit a self-motivated RVN with their own transport who is keen to develop their skills. You can choose between nights or weekends.

Candidate will be required to work across multiple sites as necessary and within reason.

Benefits include (Subject to change with fixed-term contract)

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

  • RCVS and 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

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

  • Wellness program including:

    • Employee assistance program

    • Eyecare voucher scheme

    • Free annual Flu jab

    • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Avonvale Vets are a group of seven Primary Care practices with over 40 years of experience. Having multiple certificate holders in surgery, imaging, and medicine, we take pride in continuously developing our employees' skills and interests within the veterinary industry.

Based in the sought-after area of Warwickshire, we have the best of both worlds with historic castles, beautiful countryside including the nearby Cotswolds and with the City of Birmingham only 30 minutes’ drive and London a direct train away. We are a very close-knit team and have both a summer social, visits from Annie’s Antics ice cream van and a Christmas party each year. We also love a team building event!

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss further, please get in touch with Stephanie at stephanie.acton@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

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 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.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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