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Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At East Grinstead Veterinary Hospital

1 month ago
10 months ago

Up to £31,000 DOE

East Grinstead Vets, East Grinstead

Bartosz Piasecki

East Grinstead, Sussex, United Kingdom

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our amazing team of 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 2 Student Veterinary Nurses at East Grinstead Vets in West Sussex.

This is a Full Time or Part Time position with flexibility over working days / hours. Our Full-Time weekly rota consists of a 4-day week working 37.5 hours with no OOH allowing for a great work / life balance. Weekends are 1:6 where you will be responsible for any inpatients, (Saturday is 12 hours and Sunday is 5 hours however it is rare you will work the full two days). Saturday mornings are 1:6. Day to day duties would incorporate all areas of primary care nursing including theatre, in-patient care, lab, and nurse clinics.


About Us

We are a busy, small animal practice in beautiful East Grinstead with satellite branches in Crawley and Copthorne with good transport links to London and Brighton. We are lucky enough to have the Ashdown Forest on our doorstep providing a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views.

We have a varied caseload ranging from routine surgery to orthopaedics and are well equipped with an internal lab, multi-parameter, ultrasound, digital x-ray, K-Laser, and multiple endoscopes. We are a well-established training practice who encourage our nurses to train as Clinical Coaches to assist our student nurses in reaching their full potential.

Team and Culture

We have a friendly team of 5 Vets including 2 surgical certificate holders and 8 Nurses, some of which can often be found trying their hand at an escape room, partaking in quiz nights, and enjoying a summer BBQ! We have two Practice Managers who have over 20 years’ experience at East Grinstead Vets and are super supportive of the team. We have a truly encouraging and supportive culture here at East Grinstead and as a result have a close-knit team.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate would be highly motivated, works well in a team whilst also confident when working independently and thrive in a busy, active environment. Our vacancy is open to all levels of experience, from experienced or newly qualified Veterinary Nurses. We ask that you are competent and confident across all areas of primary care nursing. We are looking for someone who is passionate about maintaining a high level of patient care with excellent bedside manner. CPD is supported and encouraged to ensure all of our staff have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave 
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
•    Non-accidental injury support

•    £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata 
•    Certificate support 
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy 
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme 
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    VDS cover
•    RCVS fees 

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 
•    Discounted staff pet care

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 BH8413.

Tel: 07977242349
Address: Maypole Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, United Kingdom

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