Registered Veterinary Nurse - Gourock

Gourock, Inverclyde
Competitive Salary
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
BH2671 W21.0386
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Shore Vets, Gourock.

The Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Registered Veterinary Nurse to provide an excellent level of customer and patient care to join us for an initial 6 month contract (with potential for extension). Whilst experience is desirable a newly graduated suitably competent nurse would also be considered for this post. The role includes all aspects of nursing including theatre, inpatient care, nurse consultations, administering anaesthetics, dispensing medicines and dealing with the clients both on the phone, by e-mail and face-to -face.

  • 4/5 days a week
  • No out of hours
  • Occasional Saturday morning

About Us
We are a friendly, small animal first opinion practice with 5 vets (2 of which are full-time), 5 RVNs (all part-time except one), 1 ACA and 3 support staff located in a small coastal town with all the usual amenities. The practice is well equipped and newly refurbished. CPD is supported and actively encouraged within the team, one of our vets is a certificate holder in radiology and another has a special interest in pain management. The practice is friendly, with good communication among the staff with an active WhatsApp group and in normal circumstances there would be opportunities to meet outside of work to socialise.
Applicant requirements
The ideal candidate will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with a great work ethic and excellent communication skills. However, we would also be willing to employ a newly qualified nurse who is looking to gain further experience in a supportive environment. The ability to work well in a team and have a passion for all aspects of general nursing are essential.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)

  • 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • £550 CPD allowance per annum
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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