Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Usk Veterinary Centre
Usk Veterinary Centre
South Wales, United Kingdom
Here at Usk Veterinary Centre, we are looking for a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. The role will include all aspects of Veterinary Nursing such as admissions of day patients, inpatient care, theatre assistant, general anaesthesia, laboratory work, nursing clinics and minimal reception duties. The role will also involve working between Usk Vets and our Branch Surgery.
The shift patterns can vary between 8am - 7pm. We also run an inpatient-only out of hours rota which includes 1 in 6/7 weeknights and weekends with a Saturday morning 8-1pm. This is a full time role at an average 40 hours/week rota and a Saturday morning rota, but we will also welcome applications from candidates considering a reduced amount of hours per week.
Usk Veterinary Centre is situated in a rural town with beautiful scenery between Monmouth and Newport. The practice is based near the Usk river and there are several local walks that can be enjoyed right from the doorstep. There are good links to the M4 motorway providing easy access to both Bristol and Cardiff. We are situated close to the Brecon Beacons and the Forest of Dean for those that enjoy outdoor pursuits.
We currently have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 9 Nurses and 9 Support Staff members. We also have a Small Animal Surgery certificate holder, radiography and one vet working towards their Small Animal Medicine certificate and also have cat friendly silver accreditation. As a practice, we regularly attend the Usk show each year and we love to support or local animal charities. We enjoy our staff fun days that we do each year!
We have an x-ray room along with a brand-new dental x ray suite, ultrasound, Idexx Laboratory suite, endoscopy, orthopaedics, three consult rooms, kitchen and break room.
An experienced RVN needed who is able to work independently and as part of our great team. We are passionate about providing a high standard of care to our clients and patients and are looking for an experienced nurse in small animal practice with good communication skills and RCVS registration. CPD is encouraged and funded.
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
- Free flu jabs
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 BH4497 when applying.
Address: Taverner Estate, South Wales, United Kingdom