Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Swaffham Vets
2 months ago
Competitive Salary based on experience
Swaffham Veterinary Centre
Swaffham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Here at Swaffham Vets, we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. Our Nurses take part in all aspects of nursing however, if someone has a certain interest we will support you in that area.
The role is full-time work 5 days a week with a half-day following the on-call weekend. The day to day shifts is 8.00am - 5.00pm, 8.30am - 5.30pm, 9.30am - 6.30pm and 10.00am - 7.00pm which is the on-call shift.
Our Nurses are paid an out of hours fee for each callout plus an inpatient fee if you are needing to keep a check on patients over the weekend. The checks are equally shared out between the Vet and Nurse on call.
Swaffham is a quiet market town equally distanced between Norwich and Cambridge with the added benefit of being near a mainline station with direct links to London. We are half an hour away from the beautiful Norfolk coast and have fabulous walks in the Sandringham estate.
We are a small animal practice with a varied caseload. We have a great team of six Veterinary Surgeons, nine Registered Veterinary Nurses, two Student Veterinary Nurses, one Kennel Assistant, and three Receptionists.
The practice currently has four consultation rooms, one bereavement room, a very large prep room with full lab equipment, an incubator, a grooming bath, dental facilities, endoscopy, a large theatre with capnography, and Oxygen concentrators. We also have separate dogs, cats, and isolation wards. We offer generous CPD, RCVS fees paid and a day off to do voluntary work of your choice. Nurse clinics are very important to us as it allows us to build the client and patient bond. We work closely with a fantastic independent charity and fundraise throughout the year. In the past, we have had raffles, quiz nights, and raft races.
We would be looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse but would also consider a second-year Student Veterinary Nurse. We would like someone that is committed to client and patient care who treats each patient as if they were their own. We would also like the candidate to enjoy working as part of a team and who can bring new ideas to the practice in order to help us grow.
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. Please quote BH6355 when you apply.
Address: Swaffham, Norfolk, United Kingdom