Posted on 22/10/2020
We have an exciting vacancy for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Stapenhill to cover maternity leave. This is a part-time position of 37.5hrs a week including a share of evening and weekends. Alternative working hours would be considered but would this need to involve evening and weekend work. You will join a friendly and supportive team of 8 Vets and 7 Nurses and 1 SVN. Surgical caseload includes, neutering, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, and dentals. The role involves a variety of first opinion practice roles including monitoring anaesthetics, assisting with imaging using radiography and ultrasound, completing laboratory samples, nurse clinics and assisting Vets consulting. There will be limited nurse consults at our Stretton branch, however, this is currently on hold due to coronavirus.
We are proud to offer outstanding care to pets and their owners in Staffordshire and surrounding areas. As well as having a central hospital with a referral centre and a dedicated night team, we have local practices such as Stapenhill and Stretton that are in the heart of the communities, offering first class care at a convenient location for pet owners. Our well-equipped surgery has facilities for medical and surgical care of patients, treating a varied case load of companion animals, birds, and exotics. The modern equipment at Stapenhill and Stretton practices include digital x-ray, ultrasound, and dental x-ray. We have two operating theatres plus three consulting rooms so therefore provide an all-round service.
We're looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse with Nurse clinic knowledge as well as an interest in nutrition, weight management and preventative healthcare. Because this role is at a branch, you will need to be aware of stock control and management. Our Burton-On-Trent branch is split over two locations; you will therefore need a driving license to commute between the branches for different shifts. The successful applicant needs to be a good communicator, trustworthy and a team player.
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.