Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At GKG Vets, Newbury
5 months ago
Up to £30,000 DOE
GKG Vets - Newbury
Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom
We have an amazing opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. This is an additional role due to the successful expansion of our nurse clinics.
The role is the full mix of veterinary nursing, no day is the same. We actively encourage our nurses to fully use their skills taking radiographs, taking bloods samples, and starting intravenous fluids in addition to the more routine tasks. You will also take care of in-patients, nurse clinics, monitoring of anaesthesia, assisting in theatre, stock ordering & control. We are developing our nursing clinics with most of our diabetics managed by the nursing team.
Work life balance that flexes for you
We would welcome both full and part time applicants. The full-time role is typically 5 days per week with shifts ranging from 8am to 5pm and 10am – 7pm, (you will have no more than two late shifts per week). Saturday mornings are 1:4 and this is paid as overtime. There is no OOH associated with this role. However, we will consider flexible hours if you need to work them around commitments or childcare, it is important we can provide a work life balance for us all.
Salary up to £30,000 depending on experience.
Relocation Allowance paying up to £1,000
We are a well-equipped small friendly practice who love learning and teaching, established for 62 years on our current site we really are part of the community. Sharing all our knowledge is something we love to do, your opinion and input matters to us. We say our practice is like a patchwork quilt, everyone has a piece to bring to create the full picture, from the cleaner to receptionists to the Clinical Directors to you, everyone has importance and value of different shapes and sizes. We live and breathe by our unique team approach, and we thrive with that ethos.
Large numbers of our clients have been registered with us for many years and these long-term relationships are key to our success and always remain important to us, we truly believe in a cradle to grave relationship with our clients. The vets are split across three branches, but the nursing team, work most of the time in Newbury and work in Thatcham on a rota basis.
About the Team and Culture
Our experienced and supportive team is made up of 4 Veterinary Surgeons, 9 support team members, 1 cleaner and we are building the team to 5 RVNs. Sharing all our knowledge is something we love to do, your opinion and input matters to us. We live and breathe by our unique team approach, and we thrive with that ethos. Overall, we are looking for someone who takes joy in coming to work and offering excellent patient care, utilising fear free techniques. The vets are split across three branches, but the nursing team, work most of the time in Newbury and work in Thatcham on a rota basis.
Registered Veterinary Nurse, ideally a clinical coach.
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 –
Work life balance
• 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
• £550 CPD allowance with 3 days 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 and quote reference BH8305.
Address: 43 St John's Road, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom