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Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Sussex Coast Vets In St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

4 months ago

Rowe Veterinary Hospital

Claire Challinor

St Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom

As a Registered Veterinary Nurse you will be part of a multi-group practice which includes a 24-hour branch caring for inpatients overnight and taking emergencies 24/7 from our own branches at Sussex Coast Vets, as well as from other veterinary practices in the area. You will work closely with the team across all five branches providing a high level of patient and client care, supporting out veterinary surgeons, trainee nurses and support team to provide an all-round quality service. This is a full-time role with varying shift patterns, working 1 in 6 weekends with no OOH, however part-time will also be considered.

Sussex Coast Vets is part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area, and provides out-of-hours cover to a number of other practices in the area.

Recently refurbished, the clinic is equipped with the full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy and excellent facilities.

Our fantastic, supportive team has a diverse range of Vets, RVNs, SVNs and a Support team, some of which have been with us for 10/20+ years, as well as a range of new recruits. The practice has been established for around 50 years, we have five branches, one of them running a 24-hour emergency service, and we also have three training practices and support further education. We have a strong focus on client education and preventative health care.

East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines and an abundance of choice within the art, sports and leisure scenes. We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London and Gatwick.

The successful applicant will be a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse. The ideal candidate will ideally have experience working in similar environment. However, the role is suitable for anyone looking to develop their nursing skills and looking for a new challenge, including newly qualified nurses. Full training will be given in all areas. Having excellent communication skills, the ability to work well within a team and a strong work ethic is essential.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)
• 4 weeks 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 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 BH3349 when applying for this role.

Tel: 07741652975
Address: Beaufort Road, St Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom

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