Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Celyn Vets, Abergele
up to £25,000 FTE depending on experience
Abergele, Conwy, United Kingdom
Celyn Vets have an excellent opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their fantastic Practice! You will be working alongside a welcoming and extremely supportive team caring for several very loyal clients and their pets, many of whom are insured to the practice. Your responsibilities will include general nursing duties including, consults and inpatient care, with the opportunity to support less experienced members of staff with their clinical development.
We are happy to offer both full/part-time shifts to the right candidate, the full-time rota would consist of 40 hours per week across 4 days, working between 8 am-7 pm, with a 1:4 share in the Saturday rota. No out of hours requirement.
The salary is up to £25,000 FTE depending on experience.
We are located in a small market town within an hour's drive of Snowdonia National Park, with beautiful countryside and wonderful coastal scenery and beaches to explore. We have easy access to Chester, Liverpool, and Manchester with good access to the A55, M56, M53 and M6 too. Our staff are dedicated to providing top-quality care, to help deliver this we are fully equipped with; a digital x-ray, dental x-ray, dental machine and ultrasonic scaler, ultrasound, Idexx lab facilities in-house (biochemistry/haematology) and microscope for in house analysis. As well as a car park, large reception area, main consult room, kennels, a prep room/nurse consult room, and an operating theatre. We have a very popular Pet Health Club which our nurses actively support doing pet health checks, weight checks, dental follow-ups, post-op consultations and weight clinics. Prior to covid, our team would carry out school visits and we are hoping this is something we can pick up again soon!
About the team and culture
Our brilliant team is made up of 3 part-time, small animal vets – 1 who is our lead vet, 2 registered veterinary nurses, - 1 who is our clinical coach, 1 animal care assistant, 2 client care coordinators, and our practice manager. The practice is small animal only, except for the occasional exotic pet and a small amount of wildlife we see. Areas of interest which can be covered in nurse clinics are encouraged too so if you have a passion for a particular area, we are happy to listen and learn from new team members. We are also a nurse training practice and strongly encourage CPD to support interests where possible. Our successful candidate will be encouraged to help develop the less experienced team members with support from the vets.
Our ideal candidate will be an experienced and confident registered veterinary nurse who has excellent communication skills and an interest in helping to mentor less experienced colleagues. You will put client care first and fit in seamlessly with our tight-knit team.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- Increasing holiday based on length of service
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Birthday leave
- RCVS Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Discounted veterinary fees
- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Service-related company sick pay
- Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
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. Please quote BH5615 when you apply.
Address: Abergele, Conwy, United Kingdom