Posted on 11/11/2021
We have a very exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team in our Caerphilly branch of South Wales. This is full time position working 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8.30 am-6:30 pm. We have the added benefit of no out of hours or bank holidays as these are covered by our Emergency care provider VetsNow.
This role would suit an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse looking to develop their skills and take the next stage of their career by leading a busy first opinion practice. You would manage a small team with consists of 2.5 receptionists, 1 SVN & 1.5 vets and be able to fully use their Registered Veterinary Nurse qualification to the maximum daily.
We actively encourage CPD and currently have several Registered Veterinary Nurses undertaking certificates across our group. We support Student Veterinary Nurse training so holding a clinical coach award or willing to train would be an advantage.
Salary up to £31,000 DOE + Benefits.
We are part of a group of 10 Small Animal practices based across South Wales and our branch is located just outside of Caerphilly town centre which is home to the historical Caerphilly Castle. We are close to all local amenities and we are just a 20-minute drive away from the cities of Newport and Cardiff. If you love getting out and about there are numerous places to visit to take in the scenery in the surrounding area.
The branch has a good selection of modern equipment which includes in-house laboratory and ultrasound machine. The group also has the added benefit of access to K-lazer, endoscope and we have a number of certificate holders throughout the group.
We have a well-established and friendly team of 1.5 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurses & 2.5 Veterinary Receptionists based on site with the added support from our certificate holders and other team members just a phone call away.
We are looking for someone who will be a strong leading and be able to really think on their feet whilst leading our team and developing the branch.
Minimum 2 years qualified RVN or experience in a supervisor role in past employment. We require someone who is able to work on their own initiative while also being able to work closely with the Senior Management team who are located off-site.
• Increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Birthday leave
• RCVS Membership paid
• VDS cover
• Discounted veterinary fees
• Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Service related company sick pay
• Initiatives focussed 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.
Speak to Jim Dixon from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.