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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
Winnersh, Berkshire
Salary
£26000 - £32000 GBP Salaried
Closing date
17 Oct 2024

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Sector
Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Do you want to embark on a new journey and join a fun, dedicated team that utilises their nurses to provide exceptional first opinion care to animals?

Winnersh Companion Care invites you to become part of our enthusiastic team. We are currently looking for a compassionate and skilled Veterinary Nurse to join us in delivering outstanding care to our patients.

At Winnersh we welcome rabbits and small furries. We have a lot of experience with these species and have team members that are perusing certificates in this area. The team have done lots of further learning to make sure we provide the best care.

Additionally, we offer experiences in orthopaedics and ophthalmology, with certificate holders in these areas.

We also work alongside Herbie Hedgehog Rescue providing care to wild hedgehogs making prickly patients a regular for us.

We have state-of-the-art equipment including dental x-ray, ultrasound, internal lab facilities, tonometer, slit lamps, and more to provide the best possible care to our patients.

About the role
We are open to considering flexible hours to accommodate your schedule. Our shifts vary between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm and 11:00 am - 7:30 pm throughout the week, ensuring flexibility and work-life balance. Our Saturday rotation is 1:5 Saturdays working 8:30 am - 5:00 pm with the support of a Veterinary Care Assistant (VCA) to assist you.

Supportive Environment: Enjoy the support of a dedicated reception and admin team, allowing you to focus on providing top-notch patient care while administrative tasks are taken care of.

Professional Development: We're committed to helping you grow in your career and advance professionally. We have the opportunity for certificates to be obtained. Clinical Supervisor status is preferred but not essential. We offer CPD funding of £500, giving you the chance to explore your personal interests.

Work-Life Balance: At Winnersh, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Join our friendly and sociable team, where emphasis is placed on your wellbeing and maintaining a healthy balance between work and personal life.

Company Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary ranging from £26.000 - £32.000, depending on experience, you'll enjoy perks such as staff discounts, rewards schemes, and more.

A day in the Life of our RVN team:
In our veterinary practice you are given a ‘station’ for the day. This will be either on kennels, theatre, prep or consultations.

Kennel shifts involve managing a diverse inpatient caseload where you'll devise and implement tailored care plans for each patient. Our nurses are pivotal in overseeing the care of hospitalised animals and their recovery post-procedures, taking on a significant leadership role in inpatient care.

On the theatre shift you will be monitoring general anaesthetics and assisting our skilled veterinary surgeons during operations, ranging from routine neutering to complex soft tissue, orthopaedic and ophthalmic surgeries. Our team benefits from the expertise of a visiting peripatetic surgeon also.

On the prep shifts you'll engage in a variety of tasks, including theatre circulating, aiding in consultations and kennel care, processing lab samples, and organizing surgical kits.

During consultations you will directly interact with our valued clients and their pets, providing a broad spectrum of services such as weight checks, medication administration, post-operative assessments and much more. This role also involves managing stock orders to uphold the seamless operation of our practice.

Location: RG41 5HH

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!

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