Inpatient and Hydrotherapy Nurse - Derby

Pride Park, Derby
Salary of £22,215 - £25,831
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Small Animal
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Pride Veterinary Centre, part of the Scarsdale Group is a dedicated veterinary practice in Derby offering a veterinary hospital, veterinary referrals, emergency pet care, pet resort and preventative pet healthcare.

We are a privately-owned practice so therefore we retain a family feel to our practices and we very much want you to be part of our family.

Our nurses care for both primary and referral patients from simple to complex cases.  It’s an extremely rewarding career and all nurses are able to use a wide range of skills including feeding tubes, chest drains, hydrotherapy and airway management.

The Wards team is friendly, supportive and passionate about providing the highest standard of care to our in-patients.  Each day is different and we are always expanding our knowledge and learning new skills.  As well as In addition to your nursing colleagues, you will be working alongside our referral and first opinion vets, interns, residents and our kennel assistants.

Working from our Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby, we have a dual role where we are seeking a veterinary nurse who is competent in caring for our ward patients plus providing hydrotherapy treatments. The role would be split 50/50 between both areas.

Ideally, we would like our nurses to have experience of providing hydrotherapy treatments and membership of an accredited association, however this is not essential as we can support a veterinary nurse with a keen interest in gaining hydrotherapy skills and qualifications.

Career development is something we very much support within the Scarsdale Group of veterinary practices and we support each other throughout the day to nurse our patients to the highest standards. 

Required skills and experience….

1. Qualified RVN

2. Nurse clinic knowledge

3. Anaesthesia

4. Excellent organisational skills

5. Driving licence and own transport

Would be good to have….

1. Membership of an accredited hydrotherapy association

2. Specialist clinic knowledge

Professional Perks and Benefits

1. Friendly, small, close-knit team

2. Opportunity to undertake CPD such as Pet Health counsellor, nurse certificates

3. Excellent internal CPD at our hospital

4. Staff Pet Scheme

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