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Head Veterinary Nurse Required At Budget Vets In Bridgend, Wales

1 month ago

Competitive Salary

Budget Vets, Bridgend

Claire Challinor

Brackla, Bridgend, United Kingdom

We are looking for a caring and friendly Head Registered Veterinary Nurse who is happy to chat to clients and develop lasting relationships with them. The position is full time - a 4 day week and 1:4 Saturdays. Overtime is given back usually as TOIL. We are a training practice, and although there is no obligation to train SVNs, we would encourage and prefer that we stay as a TP. We would love you to continue the nurse consults that we are currently able to offer. A day in the Bridgend branch is a lovely one - a really nice pace with good clients and a broad range of work each day.

Budget Vets has gone through some exciting changes in the last few years, and the Bridgend branch itself has just had renovation of the reception area, theatre and prep. We are a friendly, welcoming team who strives to provide excellent care and communication to clients, whilst keeping costs manageable. We heavily encourage CPD and the progression of our staff. We have internal Idexx lab, digital radiography, separate cat and dog wards, and ultrasound scanner. We are also incredibly lucky to have lovely clients, who have stayed polite and patient throughout COVID The Bridgend branch is close to Cardiff, and has the great benefit of not only being on the M4, but also close to beautiful dog friendly beaches.

The successful applicant will be an RVN, ideally with experience. Management experience is not necessary, though if you were keen to develop this aspect of your skillset, the role would allow this. We would need someone who is happy to do nurse consults, and someone with a broad understanding of what is needed to keep things ticking over - CD book, laboratory maintenance etc. More than anything we want someone who is happy, caring and fun. Certificates would be fully funded and actively encouraged.

Benefits (pro rata):

• 20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

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.

Reference: 2127

Tel: 07741652975
Address: 15 The Triangle Shopping Centre, Brackla, Bridgend, United Kingdom

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