Registered Veterinary Nurse

Galemire Vets, Cleator Moor
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Up to £27,000 DOE

Posted on 16/05/2022

The Role

We are currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team in Cumbria. We are a small animal practice who see a varied case load every day. The role will include general nursing duties, monitoring anaesthetics, nurse consultations, pet care and some reception work. Minimal cleaning will also be included. There is a full-time role working a 40 hour week over 4.5 days and a part time role working a 20 hour week over 2/3 days. Both roles require working 1 in 5 weekends plus 1 in 4 week nights on call. Whether on ward, surgery, admitting and discharging patients, nurse clinics or assisting the vets in prep/consult, your day will be challenging but enjoyable! We pride ourselves on our patient and customer care and supporting the reception team is essential by answering the telephone and assisting with customer queries. We will be looking to re-introduce our nurse clinics soon after lockdown restrictions lift and are looking for someone with new ideas to expand our offering for customers and pets alike.

Salary up to £27,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Here at Galemire Vets, we offer excellent facilities including ultrasound, digital radiography and endoscopy. Our well-equipped surgery has facilities to take care of medical and surgical cases treating a varied caseload of companion animals and some exotics. Based in Cleator Moor between the coast (3miles) and the West Lakeland Fells (4miles), we are in an ideal location for lovers of the outdoors! We are also close to the small town of Whitehaven with its beautiful port, plenty of shops and a lot of outdoor activities.

We currently have 5 Vets, 3 RVN's, 1 SVN, 1 ANA, a housekeeper, a fantastic support team and our amazing Practice Manager Stephen.  We have a new Clinical Director who has joined our young vibrant team, who wants to progress and take the practice forward This is an excellent blank canvas for someone wanting to put down roots in a nice part of the country. Good local schools and overall a nice place to live. If successful we will offer support and encouragement along the way to ensure you feel part of the Galemire family in no time. 

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate would be an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse, preferably from a Small animal background however, we are still open to graduate and less experienced Vet Nurse applicants too.
The successful candidates should be comfortable with all aspects of veterinary nursing, you must also be confident dealing with clients on a regular basis.
We are looking for someone with a passion for patient and client care, who can multitask with ease and is flexible in day to day responsibilities.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Relocation allowance of up to £5000
  • Welcome bonus of up to £1500
  • 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 focused 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.
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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.

Galemire Vets, Cleator Moor

Dalzell Street, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, CA25 5QX, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal