Registered Veterinary Nurse (Nights) - HampsteadLocation: 11 Belsize Terrace, Hampstead Practice: Village Vet (Hampstead) Salary: £37,000 per annum, Up to, depending on experience Practice Details
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This is a perfect opportunity to join a great team at the Hampstead Veterinary Hospital, ahead of their expansion in 2024.
We are offering the opportunity for a proactive, dedicated Night RVN, to join the Vet-24 Night team based at Village Vet Hampstead.
Rota: 5 nights on 10 nights off rolling rota.
Your role and responsibilities
The role is hands on and duties will include but are not limited to:
- Assignment of cases to nurse and support throughout your shifts, with a proactive, holistic approach to inpatient care, under the guidance of the Veterinary Surgeon.
- Triage out of hours calls and visits to the hospital, supporting the veterinary surgeon with appointments, treatments and procedures.
- Be actively involved in nurse-led patient handover from the night team to the day team, providing detailed clinical updates of any current and new inpatients.
- Participate in the cleaning and maintenance of all areas of the hospital, alongside the Patient Care Assistant Team.
- Be active in Continued Professional Development, with the possibility of partaking in extra studies in support of the emergency and critical care lifestyle, adopted by an out of hours service.
We are recruiting for a Tier 2/3 RVN to join the night nurse team, where you will be working alongside the Clinical Team to support effective management of overnight and urgent care patients.
Our Nurse Career Framework also supports an industry leading pay scale of bands and associated tiers to reflect appropriate remuneration for the skill set held while identifying future goals and opportunities. Our nurse teams are actively supported in their career development as part of the Linnaeus Nursing Career Framework, which is designed to support career progression and development via clinically focussed pathways and/or a people leadership pathway.
CPD including advanced qualifications is actively encouraged as this facilitates development of skills for veterinary nursing teams.
Village Vet Hampstead, (part of Linnaeus) is well-established small animal hospital, in Belsize Park North London which serves as a 24-hour emergency clinic for many North London Practices. Hampstead hospital is based in North London, a short walk from Belsize Park Tube and local amenities. The hospital is well equipped over 4 floors where we have everything you would expect, including full diagnostic facilities, an on-site laboratory, an Intensive care unit (ICU), separate cat/dog wards, and a theatre suite. Our 24hr facilities ensure continuity of care for our patients and provide a highly stimulating and rewarding caseload.
Hampstead Hospital We are proud to be an accredited dog friendly clinic via Dogs Trust and the British Veterinary Behaviour Association and have also gained ISFM gold Cat Friendly Status too.
· 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
· RCVS & VDS fees paid
· External CPD allowance
· Extensive free Linnaeus CPD program
· Career progression opportunities
· Staff discount schemes (gym membership)
· Life Assurance
· Enhanced sickness pay.
· Enhanced equal family leave
· E-car salary sacrifice scheme
· Employer contribution pension scheme
· Wellness program including:
o Employee assistance program
o Eyecare voucher scheme
o Free annual Flu jab
o Cycle to work scheme
· 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 which is available for everyone. For more information, click here https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/about-us/health-and-wellbeing.
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.
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