Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Charity Hospital Croydon - London

23,000 - 26,000 - Veterinary Nurse
Ref: 5438 Date Posted: Wednesday 19 Feb 2020
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A charity Hospital in Croydon are recruiting a permanent full-time registered nurse. The role involves all aspects of veterinary nursing from assisting in surgery to administering medications and looking after in patients. The nurse will also be responsible for promoting the ethos of preventative healthcare and wellbeing, so it is vital that they are passionate about animal welfare. The hospital comprises of a 4/5 vet team supported by a team of RVNS and VCAs and reception staff. This role offers the nurse the opportunity to be exposed and learn from more complex cases that perhaps one wouldn’t normally see in a first opinion practice. Professional development is actively encouraged and supported. They have a wide variety of both medical and surgical cases ensuring that each day is different.  This role is ideal as a career steppingstone offering the RVN the opportunity to develop their professional skill set.

Key Details:

•           Vet nurses shifts typically are from 8am - 4.30pm to 9.30am to 6pm

  • 37.5 Hours per week

•           No OOH, as this is fully outsourced - Vets Now do night cover on site.

•           The caseload is varied and would make a great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their skills. 

•           They have the work / life balance sorted and are flexible on the working hours

•           Clinical staff typically work 1 in 7 Saturday mornings from 9-12 and receive time off in lieu the following week

•           Pets and people at the heart of what they do UK wide

 

 About the Role:

  • The Nurse will be working as part of the team with a variety of duties from supporting the theatre, inpatient care, consults, admission, dispensing medications, maintaining hygiene and encouraging financial contributions.

•           The hospital building is well equipped with plenty of consulting space allowing them to meet the demands of this busy small practice.

•           The caseload is very varied on a day to day basis

  • There is an opportunity to perform schedule three surgeries with training and support

•           They are a friendly welcoming team that are very supportive.

•           They aim to promote a healthy life for all their pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.

 

About Them:

•           As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment.

•           Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.

•           Their national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

•           They believe that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to office support colleagues - are driven into the help improve the lives of every pet.

 

Package:

•           Salary £23,405 - £25,573 Pro Rata 

•           37.5 Hours per week   

•           CPD is encouraged and self-development is actively encouraged

•           Allocated CPD funding of 15 Hours

•           Excellent career opportunities/development

•           5 weeks holiday per year

•           Paid statutory holidays

•           Travel allowance

•           Life assurance 4 x annual salary

•           Contributory pension scheme

 

Must haves:

•           RCVS registered and qualified

•           Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

•           Excellent communication skills

•           1 years’ post-grad UK experience

  

What happens next?

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