• Student Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 36 St Johns Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Hours: Full time Practice: Cromwell Veterinary Group Huntingdon Salary: £24.045 per annum, Starting from Practice Details Cromwell Veterinary Group Huntingdon

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Cromwell Vets has a long-established reputation for providing the highest standard of care for pets alongside compassion for their owners. We enjoy many partnerships with charities and are active in the community, often spending the summer at local events and dog shows. We value professionalism and friendliness which means we have loyal customers and high staff retention. We value all our Associates and hold regular team events including BBQs, pumpkin carving competitions and bake offs.

With our six unique sites spanning the Huntingdonshire area, we are fortunate to be able to offer a varied caseload where nurses can fully utilise their skills alongside our vet team, many of whom hold certificates and advanced qualifications. Although our branches are smaller in scale to our main hospital site, we pride ourselves in the continuity of care whatever door you walk through.

We are proud to be an outstanding training practice and have a strong reputation with local colleges for providing a supportive and inspiring environment in which to learn clinical skills and complete your clinical tool (NPL, ePortfolio, CSL etc.). With Cromwell Vets you will be able to fulfil all your training needs in one place, as we have a range of top spec diagnostic equipment including: endoscopy, radiography, ultrasonography , and dental x-ray. As an RCVS accredited hospital with our own in house out of hours service, we see a wide variety of medical and surgical cases including oncology and emergency surgeries. We have a large team including several trained RVN clinical supervisors and students at various stages of their training who help to support and inspire each other along the way.

The Cromwell student veterinary nurse (SVN) role will include shifts in all areas of practice according to competency, as well as study time on rota and 1-on-1 time with your trained clinical supervisor. We have experienced clinical supervisors with a wide breadth of nursing knowledge and skills that will support and inspire you to obtain your qualification as well as a large and supportive wider nursing team. We are looking for an experienced first year or second year student who is already enrolled in a college. The role is a full-time position of 40 hours, including a paid day release to attend college each week. Our team requires someone who has good time management and communication and shows willingness to learn all areas of veterinary nursing. We expect our students to take part in our weekend rota of 1:3 either Saturday or Sunday with a day off in the week in lieu.

Benefits

o 5 Weeks holiday allowance inclusive of bank holidays

o Birthday day off

o Paid professional membership fees

o Training, support and progression opportunities

o Employee assistance programme

o Staff discount schemes

o Enhanced parental & sickness policy

o Wellness program including:

• Cycle2Work scheme

• Eyecare vouchers

• Flu jab voucher

• Mental Health First Aiders

• Buddy system

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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