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Surgical Focused Registered Veterinary Nurse

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists (AMVS)
Winchester, United Kingdom
Attractive Salary plus Benefits
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Surgery Focused Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location: Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time / Negotiable

Salary: £31,000 - £35,000

About us

Since 2006, we've been one of the country's leading veterinary specialist referral hospitals with vets and their teams caring for small animals every day.

Our dedicated vets, nurses and nursing assistants, supported by the administrative teams, are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and medical care for pets. Many of our clinicians are nationally or internationally recognised specialists in their field and bring unique experiences to care for pets.

We accept referrals for Orthopaedic Surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Cardiology, Anaesthesia, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology, Physiotherapy as well as Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) and a Pain Clinic.

We have comprehensive and established clinical and non-clinical programmes for training, development and CPD.

You can find us in Hampshire, just south of Winchester, close to the M3 and national and international transport links. We are in a serene countryside setting with state-of-the-art facilities and are available to look after pets 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our vision is to be the south of England's multi-disciplinary veterinary referral hospital of choice, where referring vets, clients and their pets receive the best possible care.

Our mission is to create an inspiring, inclusive, professional environment where the team are empowered to work together to consistently deliver exceptional care and service.

Your role and responsibilities

Our varied case load guarantees that you will be able to utilise your nursing skills to their full potential in a highly rewarding environment. As w e continue to expand our clinical services we believe in a collaborative approach to challenging cases with a strong emphasis on quality of care.

As a Surgery RVN your role will include working alongside our current surgical and rotating nursing team s to provid e an exceptional level of care both in and outside of the theatre s for our surgical patients.

The position involves the monitoring of general anaesthesia and sedation for soft tissue, orthopaedic and neurology patients having imaging and surgical procedures. E fficient preparation of patients for theatre including clipping, surgical preparation, assisting the anaesthesia team with nerve blocks, placement of arterial lines and central line catheters (full training will be given for this). A dditionally , you will have some Theatre stock and maintenance responsibilities shared with the existing th eatre staff.

Applications for this position on a full or part time basis would be considered and some flexi bility around shift patterns /working days can be discussed . Participation in the weekend rota on a 1 :5 Saturday or Sunday day shift would be required alongside a rotation into the late procedure shift .

The weekend shift rotation would be in patient care focused involve as well as assisting with out of hours emergencies, procedures, and surgery. You will be working alongside an experienced out of hours nursing team who have a passion for the work they do.

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Private Healthcare
  • Reimbursement of pet insurance policy premium
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Program which is available for everyone.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Referral Nursing Talent Acquisition Business Partner - Becca Thompson at


Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, located near Winchester, provides the highest quality surgical and medical care for cats and dogs from across Hampshire, Dorset, West Sussex and beyond.

We take referrals in soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, internal medicine, neurology & neurosurgery, cardiology, oncology and dermatology

Company info
01962 767920
The Granary
Bunstead Barns, Poles Lane
SO21 2LL
United Kingdom

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