RVN - Guernsey

Recruiter
Vets4Pets
Location
Guernsey (GB) (GG)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
06 May 2019
Ref
W1904.22
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Surgery Information / Job Description

“Great beaches, Great food, Great walks, Great lifestyle”

Do you want to work in a cutting edge practice leading the way in Veterinary Care on the beautiful Island of Guernsey? A place where you can enjoy a slower pace of life, access to fantastic beaches, water sports and France only a short distance away?

Vets4Pets Guernsey is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team on a full time basis. The position also includes a 1 in 4 weekend rota and one night on call a week.

In 2001, Vets4Pets was founded on the island of Guernsey. The first surgery was opened in 2004. Due to a growth in the business, Les Van Blerk launched phase 1 of a substantial upgrade, including the move to new, larger, purpose built premises in November 2015.

The surgery is equipped with all the latest technologies, including an in-house laboratory providing the most advanced testing and diagnostics, digital X-ray, CT scanner, colour Doppler ultrasound and endoscopy, arthroscopy,laparoscopy and fluoroscopy allowing the team to provide a revolutionary service to our patients and customers. The surgery also has separate cat and dog consulting rooms, cat and dog wards, an isolation unit, intensive care and two operating theatres; one for orthopaedic procedures and the other dedicated to soft tissue and minimally invasive surgery. 

Les doesn’t just invest in his surgery and equipment; he actively encourages additional learning and is an approved training practice.

The team currently consists of 6 vets, 3 nurses (one of which is also a Practice Manager, 2 SVNs and 3 support staff.  

Person Specification

You will have good general veterinary nursing experience, great customer service skills, be friendly, down-to-earth, have a genuine interest in animal welfare and enjoy the variety provided by the clients and colleagues alike.

Benefits

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care, we offer career opportunities and development due to our varied case load, Competitive salary commensurate with experience, CPD allowance and support, Paid memberships and relocation.

Why live in Guernsey?

The idyllic pace of life, stunning scenery, lovely clients, low crime and low tax rates are just a few of the reasons why people are proud to call the beautiful island their home. With only 40 minutes flight time to London, Guernsey offers an ideal accessibility to Mainland UK.  

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