RVN - Somerset

Salary dependent on experience but approx £21,000 - £23,000
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Experienced RVN to join a well established team of 5 RVNs and 5 SVNs. Opportunity and support to develop areas of personal interest.

The Practice
Quantock Veterinary Hospital is committed to “making lives better” Those of our patients, our clients and our team. We are a progressive practice and welcome dynamic and proactive people who share our passion.

We ensure staff are well supported and have excellent modern facilities including digital radiograqphy, endoscopy, laparoscopic procedures, stem cell therapy, stance analysis, laser therapy, and platelet rich plasma therapy.

We support high level CPD for those looking to develop their full potential.

Quantock Veterinary hospital is located a the foot of the beautiful Quantock Hills AONB and close to the sea. Just off Jct 23 of the M5.

The Role
We are looking for an experienced RVN who is ready to take on a senior role supporting the Head nurse and Deputy Head Nurse leading a team of 5 other RVNs and 5 SVNs. Experience in being a clinical coach is an advantage but not essential as training can be given but a passion for sharing knowledge and  teaching students is a must.

We share a range of shifts in an 8 week rolling pattern including weekends and sleep in night duties. Averaging 38 awake hours per week and 6.75 paid sleep hours. This allows for generous time off in lieu for OOH's work and weekends.

Successful candidate
We would like someone who is confident and competent in anaesthesia, consulting, and high level inpatient care. If you have a passion for wild life and exotics then this would also suit you as we provide the care for Secret world wildlife rescue.

The Package

  • RCVS fees paid
  • 5 weeks holiday as standard plus BH's with option to  increase to 6 weeks and salary sacrifice or reduce to 4 weeks and salary enhance.
  • Paid CPD
  • 8 week rota system
  • Bonus pay and days in lieu if bank holiday worked.
  • Quantock quarterly staff perks such as funded trips and treats.
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discounts  on professional fees and treatments.

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