Roving Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At St George's Vets, Wolverhampton
£20,000 - £24,000 DOE
St George's Vets - Bushbury Branch
Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
The successful candidate will be based at our busy hospital situated in the centre of Wolverhampton. This role is incredibly varied as branch cover will be required so this ensures all RVN skills are fully utilised. The required duties of this role include preparing animals for theatre, monitoring anaesthetics, assisting in theatre when required, positioning animals for x-rays, performing nursing procedures as detailed under Schedule 3 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act, providing intensive nursing care to hospitalised patients, performing detailed and accurate kennel rounds, performing nurse consultations, promoting preventative health care for pets, performing in house laboratory tests and being involved in stock control.
Our busy animal hospital found in the centre of Wolverhampton is equipped with a CT scanner, in-house blood machines and lab equipment, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography, endoscopy, and dental x-ray.
We have a very friendly and dedicated team. We are currently expanding as a group and we do offer a range of services to our clients. We have an additional 6 branches which offer our clients nurse and vet consultations running throughout the day and routine surgery. We have 2 Clinical Directors and 1 Practice Director across the group. At the hospital we have certificate holders in Diagnostic Imaging, Surgery and Medicine. We have 25 Registered Veterinary Nurses across the group and a team of Animal Care Assistants who work at the main hospital and alongside the Vets To You service we provide. We also have plenty of administrative support via our wonderful reception team, with 30 receptionists across the group.
This role would be ideal for a newly qualified RVN or an experienced RVN looking for a varied role. The candidate must be qualified and registered with the RCVS. The ideal candidate would be able to offer excellent client care and communication, deliver high standards of patient care, be an active team player, have excellent organisational skills and have an excellent bedside manner.
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 BH3962 when applying for this role.
Address: Northwood Park Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom