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We are currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly nursing team at our thriving hospital in Blackburn, Lancashire. This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week over 4 days a week with 1 in 4 weekends working Saturday and Sunday. The role consists of working in a busy Veterinary Hospital within a large team of Registered Veterinary Nurses, Veterinary Surgeons and Animal Nursing Assistants. All our Registered Veterinary Nurses are utilised to their full potential, assisting with all aspects of hospital care and Schedule 3 procedures.
Our practice is very well equipped with CT, ultrasound, endoscope, bronchoscope, digital x-ray facilities including dental x-ray and ECG. In addition to this our practice is very well equipped with a large in-house laboratory facility. We have a fantastic team with multiple Veterinary Surgeon and Veterinary Nurse certificate holders which enables us to carry out the majority of medical and surgery cases in house.
All applicants must be registered with the RCVS. Our ideal candidate will be confident, resourceful, and proactive with strong communication skills.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata
• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs
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.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please use BH as a reference when applying for this role.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Susan Todd from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.