Registered Veterinary Nurse

Riverside Vets
Permanent, Part time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 24/09/2020

The Role

The role will include a wide variety of surgical and medicine cases, inpatient nursing care and nurse clinics including geriatric and obesity. At least one morning a week will be spent in theatre, we usually have a busy daily operating list. Registered Veterinary Nurses will be expected to help and support the SVNs in their training.  We can offer variable shifts between 8am - 7pm on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday with  Saturday mornings on a rota basis. CPD is encouraged and funded. Individual interests supported and encouraged. RCVS fees are paid. Pension scheme. Discounted veterinary fees.

About Us

We are a busy, 100% small animal, first opinion practice in South Lincolnshire. The practice is close to both Cambridgeshire and Norfolk borders with easy access to London by train. The single site practice has been in Spalding for over 100 years. It has an excellent reputation within the town with a loyal, bonded client base. We are RCVS Accredited (General Practice), ISFM silver cat friendly and a Nurse Training Practice.

Our small team of 3.5 vets are supported by 5 Nurses and 2 receptionists. We work closely together, to ensure the best care for our clients and their pets. The practice is well equipped including: Digital x-ray, ultrasound, In-house Idexx blood machines plus coagulation and blood typing, blood pressure and pulse oximetry monitor, tonometry and slit lamp.

Applicant Requirements

Candidate must be a Qualified Veterinary Nurse (RVN), ideally with some post-qualification experience. Must be able to confidently handle animals, assist in theatre and monitor GAs. Should have experience handling emergency cases. Clinical coaching experience, or a willingness to train as a Clinical coach would be advantageous.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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Speak to Laura Collings from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Laura Collings

Recruitment Manager - North


Riverside Vets

Cradge Bank, Spalding, PE11 3AB, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal