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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Dundee

Blackness Veterinary Surgery
Dundee City
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 May 2021

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

About the role
We currently have an opportunity for a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team at our small animal veterinary practice. This role is 37.5 hours per week based around an 8 hour, 4.5 day week including 1 in 4/5 Saturdays (08.00-16:00), 1 late 12- 8pm shift. There are no OOH shifts required and no reception duties. We are open from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and offer varied duties including ward and theatre nursing, laboratory work, and nurse consults.

About the practice
Blackness Vets in Dundee has been operating successfully for over 40 years. We are a city centre practice, with plenty of parking for our clients. The practice has 2 theatres, dentistry suite, x-ray suite, and a large prep room. We have up to date equipment and a nice new spacious building to work from.

Applicant requirements
We are looking for someone with great enthusiasm for their job, with a caring and passionate personality, someone with the motivation to improve and progress the experience for the client and patient through the services that we can offer. Candidate must be RCVS registered with solid experience within veterinary practice. RVN experience of inpatient care, good team working skills, ability to organise and prioritise, hardworking and a full driver’s license are required. Having clinical coaching skills would be an advantage but not necessary for the role.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)
•    20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    Birthday leave
•    Childcare voucher scheme
•    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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Blackness Veterinary Surgery is an RCVS Accredited Practice

Our veterinary team treats all small animals and exotics,providing a full range of medical and surgical services from our  Brook Street premises.

The veterinary team has a  wide range of special interests including surgery, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, rabbits, reptiles, and behaviour problems of cats and dogs.


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Blackness Veterinary Surgery
82 Brook Street
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