Student Veterinary Nurse - Clapham
South London, United Kingdom
We are seeking a Student Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Medivet Clapham in South London.
The successful candidate will be joining our fantastic nursing team made up of 1 RVN, a final year SVN and Client Care Assistant. We also have mobile support staff that assist within the branch.
Progression and development are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re dedicated to supporting our Student Veterinary Nurses as they start their career in nursing. Through regular performance reviews and catch-ups, we provide you with a wealth of opportunities to develop your skills in whichever way you choose.
Salary and hours:
- Salary £15,330 - £22,356 per annum depending on experience
- Plus £2000 London weighting allowance
- 43 hours per week including 1:4 weekends with time back in lieu
- Fair share of bank holiday and on call and our Camberwell Hospital
- RCVS and VDS fees paid
- Four weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
- Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
- A friendly, supportive environment to help you have a successful start to your nursing career
Once you qualify as a RVN, you will join our 4-day week rota with a base salary of £30,000 per annum plus £2000 LW allowance and £750 CPD allowance. Your annual leave allowance will also increase to 5-weeks!
The successful candidate will be assisting vets and nurses with all aspects of their work including caring for animals, administering, simple medical treatments under instruction and supervision, setting up for surgery, x-rays and medical procedures, walking, cleaning and monitoring animals, caring for the clinical environment, client communication, taking payments and computer use.
Skills and experience
Applicants must currently be enrolled in college as a Student Veterinary Nurse.
Ideal for a confident and enthusiastic nurse who thrives in a team environment but also possess the confidence to work alone from time to time.
Ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate initiative and understand boundaries in patient welfare and demonstrate empathy with patients and clients.
A full drivers licence would be an advantage.
Adaptable, friendly with good customer service experience to continue building strong relationships with our clients.
Medivet Clapham is situated in Abbeville Village in the heart of Clapham, South London.
Clapham is a lovely recently refurbished practice which is fast paced and provides similar environment to that of a mini hospital.
The team is made up of three vets - two of which have over ten years’ experience with certificate holders in cardiology and endosurgery.
This branch performs a high volume of procedures including endoscopy, cardiac scans and lap spays, equipped with endoscopes, ultrasound, laparoscopic stack system for keyhole surgery, full in house lab, ethylene oxide sterilisation and digital x-ray.
Not familiar with the area? The practice is situated about 10 mins walk from both Clapham Common and Clapham South. There are also several nearby bus routes.
Address: South London, United Kingdom