Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Station Vets In Kilmarnock
Station Veterinary Surgery
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Here at Station Veterinary Surgery, we are on the lookout for a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. The candidate’s duties and responsibilities are to deliver a high standard of nursing care to all patients, to assist the veterinary surgeons with procedures and daily tasks, to liaise with clients with regards to inpatient care and carry out nursing clinics whilst maintaining a professional standard. You will also maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the practice. The candidate will be responsible to attend the adequate hours of CPD as required by the RCVS.
The role is to cover 5 days per week with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings worked on a rota basis. A weekday off will be given in lieu of working a Saturday morning. The shift length and patterns vary and can be flexible. There is no OOH.
At Stationary Veterinary Surgery, we are a fully equipped practice including theatre suite, digital X-ray, dental equipment and Ultrasound Scanning facilities. We are a well-established busy 1st opinion practice, and we are a very close knit team and take pride in our team spirit.
We currently have 3 Vets, 2 Nurses and 1 ACA team so it is important the candidate is able to work well as part of a small team but also use own their initiative. Our team are very versatile and happy to welcome new members!
The ideal candidate should be a registered veterinary nurse with experience in small animal practice although newly qualified RVN's are welcome. You must have a degree or diploma in Veterinary Nursing with some post-graduate experience as a Veterinary Nurse in the UK and registered with the RCVS. A Clean UK driving license is required with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
Overall, we would like a Veterinary Nurse who is hard working, cares about having a good rapport with clients and staff, and is dedicated to providing a high standard of patient care.
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
- Free flu jabs
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 BH3966 when applying for this role.
Address: 1 Murray Place, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, United Kingdom