Permanent Veterinary Nurse
Up to £25000 per year
Coomara Veterinary Practice
Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom
COOMARA VETERINARY PRACTICE on the outskirts of the Lake District is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team this year.
Coomara is independent and family-run, with about 70% of our work in small animals. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer care, and are known in the area for our personalised, supportive service. We value our nursing team, understanding the depth of the knowledge and skills that they can offer our clients. We like our nursing team to pursue their interests and be a key part in providing clinical care to our patients, including nurse-lead clinics. We recently funded our lead nurse's diploma in canine behaviour. Our close-knit and friendly team are a joy to work within; we genuinely support one another and work together to provide the best service we can to our clients and patients.
Full or part time roles will be considered, but as a practice that covers our own out of hours service, we would like the successful candidate to take a share in the on-call rota. Full time hours would be 40 hours per week.
- 1 in 4 out of hours rota,
- Retainers paid for all nights, weekends and bank holidays worked, regardless of whether called in,
- Overtime paid at time and a half for out of hours call outs,
- Friday afternoon off following a weekend on call,
- 28 days holiday,
- The role includes monitoring anaesthesia and assisting in theatre, caring for inpatients, conducting nurse clinic consultations (e.g. senior checks, weight clinic, chronic pain clinic), assisting the vets through procedures, running labs, some administrative tasks e.g. booking and recording lab work, insurance claim forms, assisting in the upkeep and cleanliness of clinical areas, occasionally assisting in dispensary or on reception at busier times, assisting to run our puppy playgroup, school visits, charity events in the community.
- Generous staff discount scheme for veterinary work on own pets, diets etc,
- CPD encouraged and funded, with new skills readily utilised in practice.
Find out more on our Facebook page, Coomara Veterinary Practice, or on our website News page www.coomara.co.uk/news
Tel: 01228 524740
Address: Carleton, Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom