Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Heathside Vets In Southampton, Hampshire
3 weeks ago
£22,000 - £24,500
Heathside Veterinary Surgery
Locks Heath, Hampshire, United KingdomDo you want to join a fantastic team dedicated to providing the best patient care, using the latest diagnostic and monitoring equipment? We are expanding our team of 7 nurses due to a busy and varied caseload, including laparoscopy, orthopaedics, BOAS and cardiology. The perfect candidate will be enthusiastic in contributing to the ongoing development of nurse clinics, student training, community events and in delivering the highest level of customer care. This is a full time role, with no night duties and 1:6 weekends. CPD is encouraged and funded. Salary range £22,000 - £24,500 depending on experience. We encourage a good work life balance and team bonding with regular funded social outings.
We are a small but busy practice located on the beautiful Hampshire Coast Line, enjoying the tranquillity of small town life whilst being located between two major cities, Southampton and Portsmouth. We pride ourselves on our preventative medicine and aiming to provide gold standard care, being able to offer many in-house procedures than would normal require costly referral. We have a friendly, compassionate, supportive team of vets and nurses, who regularly enjoy social events together outside of work (except during COVID pandemics!). In terms of toys we have ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, DR radiography, Dental radiography, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, Surgical laser, 4 Anaesthetic monitors, Orthopaedic equipment, MMP kits and SOP kits.
We are a team of 4 full time vets and 2 part time vets. We have a certificate holder in Cardiology who is also studying towards a Medicine Certificate. We do a reasonable amount of in house orthopaedics, MMP's, MPL, fracture repair and a lot of our own medicine work. We also have vets trained to perform Laparoscopic procedures. We have 4 managers, 4 qualified nurses and nurses at all levels of their training (we take great pride in being a nurse training practice).
We are looking for an enthusiastic RVN who is looking to develop and utilise their skills. Clinical coach training would be beneficial or be willing to complete.
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
• 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.
Please quote BH3119 when applying for this role.
Address: 178 Locks Road, Locks Heath, Hampshire, United Kingdom