Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Catley Cross Vets In Halstead, Essex
4 weeks ago
Catley Cross Veterinary Clinic
Halstead, Essex, United KingdomWe are looking for a full time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our small animal team (part time also considered). Full time (5 days per week) or part time (2-3 days per week), shifts between 8am and 7pm, weekends are approx 1 in 6 rota (Saturday 8am-4pm and Sunday 8am-12pm) plus inpatient care. Extra Saturday mornings shared on a rota basis. We look after our own inpatients. Usual nursing duties to include theatre, lab, inpatient care, prepping animals for surgery including catheter placement and nurse consults.
We are a large single site small animal and equine clinic on the Essex/Suffolk border. We have six small animal vets assisted by six RVN’s, two trainees and a large support team. We have a varied and interesting caseload including some charity and zoo work. We have the usual equipment, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopes etc.
We are looking for a qualified registered veterinary nurse who has the ability to be able to work as part of a team but also be able to work from their own initiative. You will need to have good communication skills between colleagues and clients and be self-motivated and be able to cope well under pressure. Basic IT skills are required.
Benefits (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
• 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 LGBT+ 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.
Address: Catley Cross, Wickham St Paul, Halstead, Essex, United Kingdom