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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Nights)

Employer
Village Vet
Location
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Salary
£30,000 per annum, Up to, depending on experience
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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Sector
Hospital
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application. If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Full Job Description

Village Vet Cambridge has a long established, excellent reputation for providing outstanding care for pets and clients alike. Our veterinary nurses are the foundation of the work that we do .

With five unique sites in the region, we are fortunate to be able to offer a variety of roles, offering our nurses the opportunity to shape their career so it is a perfect fit w hatever that may be . With job satisfaction and happiness at work being one of our biggest priorities we hope you will consider a role with us and would love to hear from you .

W e can offer a transparent career framework for professional progression, alongside excellent pay and benefits . We have supported many nurses with their growth and development over the years , resulting in high retention levels . We are building a n open - minded, progressive culture and being part of the Linnaeus and Mars group enables us to truly invest in the long-term future, not just for short-term gains. Our commitment to sustainable and responsible growth is real and exists at every level and our supportive line management system is well established, offering frequent 1:1s and career coaching.

The roles available are as varied as our practices with locations at Milton, Whittlesford, Longstanton , Cottenham and Royston. Each branch retains their own identity but supports one another and plays to their strengths, just like our nurses!

At our purpose built Whittlesford practice we focus on surgery (including lap aroscopic surgery , TTAs/TPLOs , fracture repairs) and dentistry. Milton’s emphasis is ECC and medicine, and by hosting our own vet24 OOH service, we see an exciting and varied case load benefiting from a co ntinuity of day and night clinical care. Many local practice s feed into our Milton clinic, resulting in a true critical care case load . No day is ever the same. We are well equipped with everything you would expect, including endoscopes, in - house laboratory and dental suites.

Longstanton , Royston and Cottenham have a family feel and are at the heart of their local communities . With great reputations , they pr ide themselves on a traditional , personalised service . This means we can offer both an industry leading quality of care , whilst still k now ing the clients by name , and commonly forming l ongstanding professional relationship s with them .

A Village Vet nursing role includes a wide breadth of nursing duties, incorporating the management of complex medical and surgical patients, provision of perioperative care, assisting with the provision of anaesthesia and schedule III procedures, as well as supporting the patient journey from admission to discharge. We also support our clients with regular (and busy!) nurse clinics. Our vets are amazing, many of them are certificate holders and some are advanced practitioner s too . Our veterinary surgeons a ppreciate and respect th e nurs ing team, valuing their professionalism and input.

W e pride ourselves on learning and evidence-based progression and support this with a generous CPD budget and r egular training events. Your personal study and learning would be actively encouraged as part of a bespoke professional development plan. If there is something you want to do? We will work with you to make it happen!

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 Programme which is available to everyone.

Various rota patterns depending on the specific role you are interested in:

FT = 42hrs week

PT options available

1 in 6 weekends ( 1 in 3 Saturdays for Longstanton role)

1 x b ank holiday/year and share of the emergency cover OOH rota

Salary is based on experience and competences :

RVN ( from £28,350)

Lead RVN ( from £30,450)

Clinic al Nurs ing Manager ( from £33,600)

Night RVN ( £ 30,000 1 week on/2 weeks off)

Benefits:

5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
External CPD funded
Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
C areer 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

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

We would love to hear from you, please contact kelly.myles@villagevet.co.uk (specifically for Milton) karen.jones@villagevet.co.uk (specifically for Whittlesford) or otherwise lynn.Henderson@villagevet.co.uk (practice manager) or gemma.mogri d ge@linnaeusgroup.co.uk (regional nursing manager) .

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best - caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Don't just take our word for it

"My journey with Village Vet began when I did some shifts for them as a locum nurse while studying for the last year of my BSc course. The reason I stayed and become one of their full-time veterinary nurses was the supportive, compassionate, and bubbly personality from all the team members. Most importantly, everyone at Village Vet provides their utmost care and responsibility towards every patient and client, which I value a lot as a veterinary nurse. The wide range of sources supplied by Village Vet also allows me to enhance my skills and knowledge. I am glad to be part of the team and would like to continue making more memories there."

Jessica, RVN West London


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £3 3 ,000.00 per year


Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best - caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

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 Talent Acquisition team at careers@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

Company

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Company info
Website
Telephone
0207 9164883
Location
11 Belsize Terrace
London
London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire
NW3 4AX
United Kingdom

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