Registered Veterinary Nurse

Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 04/08/2021

The Role

We are hiring! Are you a highly motivated team player, do you enjoy striving for excellence, and want to work in a progressive referral hospital? Are you passionate about patient care? We have an exciting opportunity for 2 additional Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our existing, friendly and supportive team. Our nurses have a full and varied caseload with a balanced rota, CPD and additional qualifications funded and encouraged. The position is full time, working 4 days on 4 days off, rolling working shifts between 6am - 10pm. 

About Us

We have a spacious, modern, well equipped premises with large consulting rooms, two state of the art purpose built surgical suites hosting positive pressure air filtration systems and a third theatre for contaminated operations.

Our amazing, hardworking team of friendly and supportive staff includes three orthopaedic surgeons, two medical clinicians, a visiting neurologist four Interns and twelve RVNs which includes three dedicated Night Nurses for overnight inpatient care. We offer a comprehensive service which includes fixed CT scanner, DR radiography system, arthroscopy, ultrasound, endoscopy and a full complement of orthopaedic inventory as well as a visiting MRI. Our anaesthetic protocols regularly include nerve blocks for most orthopaedic procedures.

We can offer the successful candidate a superb work/ life balance and are located in a beautiful, rural area by the sea, which provides great opportunities for a fantastic lifestyle. We are within easy reach of winter sports facilities.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiast RVN, with a keen interest in gold standard patient care. Newly qualified or those awaiting entry to the register would be considered. 

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
•    Pension
•    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 LGBT+ 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.
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Any questions before applying?

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

Helen Paddison

Talent Partner

Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals

Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals Ltd, Foveran, Ellon, AB41 6AU, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal