OOH Registered Veterinary Nurse- Milford, Surrey

Milford Veterinary Hospital
Milford, Godalming
Competitive Salary
Closing date
18 May 2021

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

We are looking for an OOH veterinary nurse to join our team. You will be providing high standard inpatient, emergency and critical care to our own inpatients and inpatients from a small number of member practices. This is in addition to general nursing duties. There will be opportunity to rest during quiet periods. The role is part time, working 2 days per week (12 hours shifts) 7.30pm to 7.30am Thursday and Friday with no weekends.

We are a friendly RCVS accredited small animal hospital with our own dedicated out of hours service. We work to extremely high standards of patient care, with separate cat and dog wards, in-house laboratory and laparoscopic equipment. We have recently been awarded outstanding in all six RCVS practice standard awards

We have four out of hours vets and four out of hours nurses to cover the weekdays and weekends out of hours periods plus five day vets and five day nurses. There are also Animal Nursing Assistants to assist with patients at the weekends.

You will be a qualified RVN with experience of working in an out of hours or emergency and critical care environment. You will be comfortable assisting vets in a surgical environment and monitoring anaesthesia. You will also have excellent communication and customer care skills when dealing with our clients in person or over the phone and be comfortable taking calls, triaging and also taking payments from clients.

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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Established in 2000 by Sheena Milne, our practice aims to give the highest possible standard of care at all times, in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Simon Burgess joined the practice in 2002 and became a partner in 2010.

We are lucky enough to have excellent staff, all dedicated to animal care. Each member of staff has their own particular area of interest. We have six vets, eight qualified nurses, one trainee nurse, two animal nursing assistant, four receptionists and a practice manager.

Milford Veterinary Hospital is your friendly veterinary hospital in Surrey offering:

We are a vet practice serving clients in Godalming, Guildford, Farnham, Haslemere, Witley and surrounding areas of Surrey. We open in the evenings to suit commuters in the region and also on Saturday mornings.

Find Us
01483 414747
37 New Road

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