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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Cootes Veterinary Clinic
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Competitive Salary
Closing date
13 May 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
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Job Details

No two days are ever the same for a Cootes veterinary nurse!

You could be monitoring anaesthetics, supporting clients or assisting the vets. The role is 5 days per week with 1 in 3 Saturdays (8-1) and no OOH. This is a great opportunity to join an experienced, fun loving team who are always helpful, friendly and supportive. There is so much variety here to keep you on your toes, with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills. We have a team of three very experienced vets and we like to get together for social events as often as we can.

We are an award winning small animal practice, 20 minutes from Brighton and on the foot of the South Downs. We are 3 Vet practice with modern theatre, x-ray and lab facilities, with opportunities to work with visiting Imaging, orthopeadic and endoscopy specialists in house. We are proud to be the only practice in the immediate area offering laparascopic spays and procedures.

We have a big, roomy, purpose built building with ample off road parking. The practice has been substantially refurbished and offers a great working space, with a large kennel room, theatre and prep room. We are close to all amenities and a short walk from town and transport links with beautiful countryside right on our doorstep. Cootes has a fantastic, friendly and well established customer base who will make you feel right at home. We like to get involved with charity events and run an annual dog show with all team members getting involved.

We are looking to recruit a hardworking fun-loving team member, who likes to be a real team player. We are looking for someone who is confident in all Nursing duties and is happy to jump in and help when needed.

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, 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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We have a team of highly experienced vets and nurses who will give the highest quality of care to your pets. We have in-house x-ray, ultra-sound scanning and lab facilities so we can test quickly and accurately here so you get results fast. We are an approved member of the RCVS Practice Standard Scheme and a Chicken Vet Associate Practice. Our emergency out-of-hours clinic is based in Preston Park and has hospital status so you are assured the quality of care continues even when we are closed for the night!

Find Us
Cootes Veterinary Clinic
Gatehouse Lane
RH15 9XD
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