Qualified Nurse

Mercer & Hughes, Great Dunmow
Great Dunmow
Temporary, Part time
up to £27,00 FTE depending on experience

Posted on 27/04/2022

The Role

Mercer & Hughes are seeking an experienced and motivated Registered Veterinary Nurse to provide maternity cover at their busy Dunmow branch. We cover a varied caseload, with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and to help the branch evolve. This is a great opportunity to join an experienced, fun-loving team of nurses, assistants, receptionists, and vets who are always helpful, friendly, and supportive. We take pride in providing high standards of patient care and are looking for a proactive individual to help maintain this.
We are happy to accept both full/part-time applications, initially to cover 6 months but with the potential to extend. You will work 3 days per week, between the hours of 8:30 am- 6:30 pm with 1:8 weekends at our Saffron Walden branch, there are no out of hours requirements for the role. The salary for this role is up to £27,00 FTE depending on experience.

About Us

Our Dunmow Branch offers a great purpose-built working space which consists of an in-house laboratory, modern theatre, and x-ray with ample parking. We are close to all amenities and a short walk from town and transport links with the beautiful countryside right on our doorstep. Our fantastic team is made up of 10 FTE Vets, and a large mixed team of both qualified and student nurses.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate is an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse, with experience working in a busy small animal practice. You will be willing to support colleagues in a variety of clinical settings including theatre and nursing clinics.

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

Mercer & Hughes, Great Dunmow

Unit 5-6, Chelmsford Road Ind Estate, Great Dunmow, CM6 1HD, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal