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Registered Veterinary Nurse - London - Ref BP13194

5 days ago

JHP Recruitment Ltd

Ben Phillips

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London, United Kingdom

My client is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. You will be working 40 hours a week in a 5 day a week pattern, working every other Saturday morning, with one day off in lieu every 4weeks. No OOH work. Shift patterns in the process of being reviewed. Current shifts: 8-5pm, 8:30-5:30pm, 10:30-7:30pm, split shift starting at 8:30am-1pm, restarting 4-7:30pm.

Salary range £23,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience.

Day to Day duties and responsibilities include:
•         Admit and discharge patients for routine operations
•         Keep up to date with preventative healthcare, product knowledge and practice policies so clients can be advised accurately
•         Run nurse clinics
•         Ensure correct disposal of clinical waste
•         Ensure all SOP’s are adhered to in all areas of work at all times to include; surgical nursing, inpatient nursing, nursing clinics, late nurse’s duties, night duties, and weekend duties
•         Ensure effective stock control and rotation
•         Ensure the highest standard of nursing care is delivered to all patients at all times
•         Maintain accurate client and patient medical records at all times to include computer updates, hospital and anaesthetic forms
•         Be fully aware of all Health & Safety issues and read all information supplied
•         Be competent and adhere to practice protocols in the following tasks; monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, urine collection, skin scrapes, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine laboratory procedures, maintenance of tubes and drains, gowning & gloving to assist aseptically in theatre, under veterinary direction anesthetise and intubate, calculate and administer medications
•         Assist with reception duties as required
•         Assist the veterinary surgeons as required
•         Communicate with clients as required – inpatients care/nurse clinics/reception duties.
•         Assist with training student veterinary nurses
•         Ensure daily, weekly and monthly cleaning is carried out to a high standard & record in the cleaning folder
•         Maintain & clean all equipment in the appropriate manner- see SOPS
•         Carry out stock orders when required and assist with the biannual stock take
•         Ensure all areas are adequately stocked at the end of the day
•         Participate in the biannual appraisal process

They are a close knit sociable team of 2 vets and 3 nurses, with a real focus on animal and client happiness and wellbeing. They encourage high veterinary standards and support personal development. They have digital radiography, modern ultrasound facilities and a fully Idexx equipped lab, running haematology and biochemistry in house, alongside eg. T4, cPL/fPL snap tests, SDMA, UPC and phenobarbital screens.

They are looking for a qualified RVN who is RCVS registered. 1-2 years qualified ideal but more than happy to consider newly qualified candidates.

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
·         Plus much more

For more information contact me on 01392249646 or at

Tel: 01392 249646
Address: London, United Kingdom

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