Registered Veterinary Nurse

Atherton Veterinary Centre
Permanent, Full time

Posted on 25/04/2022

The Role

Here at Atherton Vets we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. We are very passionate about providing outstanding pet healthcare and Service to our clients. The role will involve general nursing duties on an equally shared rota working 40 hours per week over 5 days. The rota involves 2 evenings per week and 1 Saturday in 4. We are open 8am-6.30pm Mon-Fri and 8am-12.30pm Saturday. We are closed Sundays and Bank Holidays plus our Out of hours is covered by VetsNow. We like our Nurses to work very closely with the veterinary surgeons to ensure continuity of care for the patients. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of nursing care including clinics and in-patient care before, during and after surgery.

About Us and our fabulous Team

We are a single site, purpose designed 100% small animal practice We have 2 theatres, 4 consulting rooms, imaging room and separate dog/cat isolation kennels. Atherton Veterinary Centre is a long-established practice with excellent motorway and rail links, 1 hour from the Lake District and only 20 minutes from Manchester.

 The Practice currently has 6 vets who have many years of experience between them and provide excellent support. 9 nurses who work an equal rota to ensure fair division of in-patient care, theatre time and consulting and a team of 3 receptionists so reception duties are kept to a minimum. We have been a VNTP for 15 years with 100% pass rate and have 3 students currently. We require an RVN who has a desire to work in a busy 100% small animal general practice.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse or final year SVN to join our fantastic team. You will be keen to offer high standards of care and enjoy working as part of a team.

Required skills and experience….

Would be good to have….

1. Specialist clinic knowledge

2. Interest in nutrition, weight management, preventative healthcare

3. Stock control/ordering

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 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

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.

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Any questions before applying?

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

Atherton Veterinary Centre

124 Bolton Road, Atherton, Manchester, M46 9JZ, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal