Posted on 15/02/2021
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Ayrton Vet Hospital on a full-time basis. Our nursing team are fully utilised to their potential; offering a varied and challenging role which will include prep/theatre patient involvement (e.g., IV placement in all patients, patient induction under direction, blood taking, laboratory work, radiography, dentistry, and surgery assist). We also have designated ward rotation for improved in-patient care and routine consultation RVN clinics. This unique role will give exposure to not just 1st opinion work but ECC cases offering a busy and hands on role for an RVN.
Working 37.5 hours per week (Full time) part time also available hours negotiable
Working over 5 days per week (Full time), 3 days per week for part time
OOH 1 night during the week
1:5 weekends OOH
Up to £30,000 negotiable D.O.E.
Relocation package of up to £5,000
We have a beautiful, light, purpose-designed, spacious building to work in. Located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Great colleagues, a nursing team which is fully utilised and supported with VNAs. We are a training practice with excellent facilities and equipment - digital X-ray, latest laboratory equipment, Sevofluorane and Humphrey ADE anaesthesia.
Must be a qualified veterinary nurse and on the RCVS register. The successful applicant will want to contribute to the continuing development of a young hospital and will need to be competent in monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine lab procedures and providing care for hospitalised patients. We fully support and fund additional certification including access to the Cert VN ECC certificate.
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. 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.
Job Ref: BH2492
Speak to Margaret Oliver from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.