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Fixed Term Registered Veterinary Nurse Whittlesford Cambridgeshire 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

2 weeks ago

£21,000 - £24,000 pro rata

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a Fixed Term Registered Veterinary Nurse to join small animal practice in Whittlesford to cover a 1-year maternity contract.

This is a full-time position working 42 hours per week Monday – Friday with a 1:6 weekend rota.

This is a modern 24 hr animal hospital offering state of the art diagnostic facilities. It comprises of a large team of highly skilled Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses and offers the RVN excellent opportunity to develop their clinical skill set due to the exposure to more complex cases. The practice provides referral services to support branches and clinics across the region.

They boast an excellent local reputation and have a large passionate team who provide a high standard of veterinary care.

About the role

The role involves all aspects of general nursing. Responsibilities will include:
The RVN will be expected to deliver an exceptional standard of clinical care
The RVN will adhere to practice protocols and standard operating procedures
The RV will provide support to fellow colleague where necessary
The RVN will be expected to build excellent working relationships with clients
The RVN will run Nurse clinics
The RVN will be happy to become a clinical coach to a student.
The RVN must have excellent client care skills and be able to develop working relationships easily and work well as part of a team. They must be ambitious and motivated with a genuine passion for animal welfare.

Key Details:

Type: Small
Hours: Monday – Friday 42 Hours per week
Weekends: 1:6 Saturdays
Sole charge: None
OOH: None
Team: Large Multi Vet and Nurse team
Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

24 HR Hospital and referral practice
State of the at facilities and equipment
Forward thinking professional practice
Part of a large group of Multiple practices and Hospitals across the area
Experienced Vet/ RVN team with certificate holding veterinary surgeons
Well established with a large client base
Practice sees a varied case load
Supportive veterinary team.
All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience
Ongoing career opportunities are offered.
On street parking


The practice provide a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities as one would expect in a modern 24hr Hospital and referral practice.

This includes:

X – Ray
Dental Suite
Blood pressure monitoring
State of the art operating theatres
Consulting rooms
Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats
In House Laboratory

The Person:

You will be driven and ambitious and looking to take your career to the next step and develop your clinical and skills
You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
Clinical coach experience is advantageous but not essential
You will enjoy working as part of a team
You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
You will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
You will be caring, adaptable, hardworking and reliable
You will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills

The Package:

Salary £21,000 £24,000 Pro Rata
Holiday Allowance: 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
CPD Allowance £500 with 2 days off to attend – higher budget / courses negotiable
RCVS Fees Paid
Workplace Pension Scheme
Occupational Health Scheme
Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
Cycle to work scheme
Staff Discount scheme

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Excellent customer service and communication skills

6 months post graduate experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374



Office hours are 8.30am – 7.00pm or email us outside of these hours and we will respond ASAP.

Vet Seekers act as an employment business and an employment agency for the supply of Locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry throughout the UK and overseas.

Tel: 0333 0147374
Address: Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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