Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Robson Veterinary Hospital, Laurencekirk
Up to £31,500 depending on experience
Robson Veterinary Hospital, Laurencekirk
Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and supportive team here at Robson Veterinary Hospital, Laurencekirk!
The day-to-day duties include consulting and making up medications in pharmacy. Theatre rotation to include diagnostics and dentistry, in-patient care and isolation patient care. There will be a requirement to supervise the student veterinary nurses.
Salary and Rota
The rota is a 5-day week, but weekend working provides a day off in lieu. The weekend rota is 1:5 Sunday shifts to look after in patients and assist the Vet on call during the day. Vets Now cover the evenings.
We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.
Salary for this role is up to £31,500 depending on experience + A relocation allowance up to £2500 if required.
Robson Vets, Laurencekirk is a small animal only practice situated between Aberdeen and Dundee. It is about 40 minutes either way. We have two other branches that are consult only at Portlethen and Montrose. Our facilities are state of the art and include two theatre suites, a separate dental suite with Xray, isolation unit and intensive care ward. There is separate housing for cats and dogs and a divided waiting area. Our equipment includes infusion pumps, patient warmers, blood pressure machine, multi parameter monitoring machine, rhinoscope and a new ultrasound machine. The nurse consultations range from weight clinics to wellness clinics whereby the nurse takes bloods, does urinalysis and blood pressure measurements. In our locality we have some lovely places to have lunch, a gym within reach of the practice and a train station nearby. We have easy access to the foothills of the Cairngorms and some beautiful beaches, St Cyrus and Stonehaven.
About the Team and Culture
At Robson's we are lucky to have 8 vets, 7 nurses and 2 student veterinary nurses. We have 5 veterinary care assistants and 6 receptionists who cover the branches and our base at Laurencekirk. Three of our Vets are working towards certificates in ECC, Cardiology and Dermatology. One of our Clinical Directors takes an interest in exotics so we have a range species here.
We require a qualified veterinary nurse or a 2nd year student veterinary nurse. It is important that the applicant is a good communicator, confident in their abilities and a team player. A driving license is preferable to commute to other branches.
Because our employee’s matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
• 6.6 weeks annual leave
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
• Non-accidental injury support
• £500 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata
• Certificate support
• Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
• All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees
• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care
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. Quote BH8561 when applying for this role.
Address: Laurencekirk Business Park, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom