Veterinary Nurse – Neurology

City of Edinburgh
Salary £23,067- £26,715
16 Sep 2020
29 Sep 2020
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

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Veterinary Nurse – Neurology
£23,067- £26,715

(Full-time, permanent) 37.5 hours, standard working day 8.30am-5.00pm (1 hour unpaid lunch)

We have a rare opportunity available for an RVN with special interests in neurology and neurosurgery.

The role involves contributing to the daily organisation of the neurology and neurosurgery service by scheduling and organising diagnostic procedures, assisting during neurosurgical procedures, liaising with clinicians regarding patient care, facilitating communication with clients or referral practices and teaching undergraduate veterinary students. You will get the opportunity to be immersed in specialist procedures and provide excellent pre and post - operative care to our ward patients.

We are looking for a candidate who is well organised and is able to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience of working within a busy referral practice would be advantageous as would relevant teaching experience, however, we welcome any enthusiastic registered nurses wishing to advance their career.

The successful candidate will participate in a roughly 1 in 4 weekend shift (8.30am-5pm accruing TOIL or overtime).

  • Excellent university pension scheme.
  • We have a generous external CPD allowance and abundant free internal CPD.
  • Additional overtime shift cover opportunities available.  
  • Holiday entitlement of 32 days + 4 days of public holiday per year (pro rata).
  • This post is graded as an UE05.

If you would like to discuss the posts further, please contact the Senior Surgery Nurse, Shirley Simpson by clicking the telephone number reveal.

Ref: 053199
Closing Date: 29 September 2020

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