Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Parkvets, Sidcup
3 weeks ago
Up to £32,000 DOE
Sidcup, Kent, United Kingdom
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse seeking night work with the opportunity to become a part of our dedicated night team.
The successful candidate will work 7 nights on followed by 14 days off (averaging 28 hours per week). You will have two-night VCAs to offer assistance and support during the night as well as a dedicated night vet. Night duties include answering emergency calls and seeing emergency clinics alongside the team, looking after our inpatients with gold standard care, supervising the VCA team, guiding and directing them. You will be required to be a mentor to the VCA team. You will be in charge of setting up the prep and procedure rooms for morning ops and ensuring the night runs as smoothly as possible. Client care is very high on our priorities so great customer care is also required.
Salary for the role is up to £32,000 per annum depending on experience.
Parkvets is a gold standard tier 3 hospital in North Kent. We have a fantastic team of well established vets, nurses, VCAs as well as a dedicated reception, accounts, insurance and lab team. Our vets have a varied range of knowledge, including internal medicine, imaging, orthopaedic, surgery and dentistry. We have excellent facilities and offer a wide range of surgery, MRI, Laparoscopic procedures, X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and a fully equipped laboratory with a dedicated team, to name a few! We push our nurses to do what they do best - nurse!
We are on the North Kent and South London border with 7 other branches across the local area. We are a training hospital and are dedicated to getting the best out of our staff to further everyone's careers as much as possible, and to ensure that the working life is as fun as can be! If you would like the opportunity to join our fantastic team please do not hesitate to get in touch.
About the Team and Culture
We have a large but family-like team with roughly 30 vets and 30 nurses as well as a strong team of around 10 VCAs. We have a dedicated reception, insurance, accounts, and lab team, meaning nurses can concentrate on actual nursing. Our vets are certificate holders in exotics, imaging, medicine, surgery, orthopaedics and dentistry. We also have a roaming orthopaedic and cardiology specialist with an MRI machine that visits monthly. We are a fantastic close-knit team that is looking for new members to make our team even greater.
You must have ECC experience and be at least 1 year qualified. We ask that you are RCVS registered and have general inpatient care experience. Full training will be provided, but we do require a level of experience that enables the candidate to take independent care of inpatients, as well as other night duties. You must show exceptional work ethic and be able to complete all nursing duties independently, as sole nurse.
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
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 and quote reference BH6104
Address: 53–55 Maidstone Road Foots Cray, Sidcup, Kent, United Kingdom