Registered Veterinary Nurse or Final Year Student Nurse - Bedford

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Bedford, Bedfordshire
Starting salary from £21k
18 Mar 2021
15 Apr 2021
Hannah Colborne
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

RVN or final year SVN? Join our team!

Are you hardworking, reliable and conscientious?

Are you looking for an opportunity to further develop your skills and join a well-established, modern, progressive Small Animal Veterinary Hospital?

First established in 1955 and now the only remaining independent Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in the local area, Scott Veterinary Clinic proudly delivers an excellent standard of RCVS accredited, small animal & exotic veterinary care in Bedfordshire. Committed to providing professional and compassionate care, our dedicated team provides a comprehensive range of services.

Our modern, purpose-built primary site is situated in a prominent location in the County Town of Bedford with excellent road and rail links to London, Cambridge and the north.

We are looking for a recently graduated RVN or soon to graduate SVN, to join our nursing team. Successful applicants must be caring and enthusiastic, friendly and proactive. Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. We encourage and support further learning, therefore a keen enthusiasm for progression within your field will be nurtured, with a generous CPD allowance.

We provide our own 24hr emergency care, on-site at our Bedford SAVH. We also provide on-site shared, self contained accommodation for those working OOH’s. The on-call nursing team work a mixture of day and night shifts. This includes 2 weekend shifts in a 6 week rotation, one of which is nights and the other is days. This rota accounts for your overnight hours worked and you do not work the day following a night shift.

This is a full time, permanent position based on 42.5hrs per week (averaged out over a 6wk rotation).

We provide a comprehensive induction programme and have an excellent Clinical Coaching team available to provide all the necessary support for student veterinary nurses. The caseload is varied, challenging and rewarding.

This package includes:
•    RVN starting salary £21k
•    VDS cover provided
•    28 days annual leave, including Bank Holidays
•    Company Pension

Upon successful completion of the 6m probationary period:

  • Invitation to join BUPA Health Insurance (corporate scheme) subs paid for after 5yrs employ
  • Up to £20 per month towards gym subscription
  • Up to £20 per month towards pet insurance
  • Discounted professional veterinary fees
  • 3 days CPD per year, up to the value of £300 (pro rata). Further development (including certificates/diplomas) is encouraged. CPD that exceeds this provision is agreed and financially supported at the discretion of the Directors)
  • 1 additional days holiday for every 2 full years completed (up to a maximum of 5 days)

Our Christmas parties and annual rounders match are pretty good fun too!

If you are interested in joining our team, please click the apply button.

We’d love to hear from you!

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