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Permanent Veterinary Nurse Independent Practice Peterborough

6 days ago

Up to £25,000

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

We are working with an independent, small animal, family run veterinary practice in Peterborough who are currently recruiting for registered veterinary nurses to join them permanently. Due to the way they work and the current team, they are open to full or part time applicants and are open to being flexible. A full time role would involve working 40 hours per week between 8:30am and 7:00pm each day, as well as being involved in the 1 in 4 weekend rota.

Key Details:

Type: Small animal only

Hours Mon-Fri: Full time is 40 hours per week, flexible on part time/reduced hours. Practice is open from 8:30am until 7:00pm each day.

Weekends: 1 in 4 on a rota basis, Saturdays 9am-12:30pm and Sunday 10am until 12pm.

Sole charge: None required

OOH: None required

Team: Currently 4 RVN’s in the team, with growth expected in 2021

About the practice:

This is an independent forward thinking practice whose ethos is to always put the pet first and dedicate their time in enabling as much time can be spent together with both the client and the patient. They very much focus on proactive and preventative healthcare as opposed to just reactive healthcare, so it is important that the nurse shares this ethos and is happy to help educate clients on the best way to take care of their pet.

They have state of the art equipment and offer a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities – these included; In house laboratory, keyhole equipment, DR Radiography, Ultrasound, dental x-rays, anaesthetic monitors and everything needed to make hospitalisation comfortable.

About the role

The nurse must have good customer service and communication skills. must be confident and outgoing and be able to think on their feet. The position involves all round general nursing from assisting the veterinary surgeon in theatre, to administering medications, recording results, and greeting clients so a good solid background in these areas would be ideal. Areas of special interest are supported and CPD is offered along with time off to attend as part of the package.

The Package:

Salary up to £25,000 for right person and experience

£500 CPD allowance per annum + paid additional days

5.5 weeks holiday + bank holidays

Private Health Insurance

Death in Service protection

Professional memberships paid for

Other staff benefits

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Excellent customer service and communication skills

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: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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