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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Herne Hill, London

Norwood Road Vets
Herne Hill, London (Greater)
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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We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team. This is a permanent full time (40 hours per week) position. Shifts are either 8.30 to 16.00 or 12.00 to 19.30 Monday to Friday with 1 in 2 Saturday mornings (8.45am to 12.45) and no OOH. We are looking for someone who wants to hit the ground running in our practice and develop their career further.

We are a busy practice with a diverse case load and a 100% small animal focus based in South London close to good transport links. We have grown by looking after our clients, their pets and supporting our colleagues. The practice is an RVN training practice with 4 highly experienced vets, 3 RVNs (you would be one of them) and support staff. Our vacancy has arisen due to an internal promotion. The surgery houses all the usual equipment, digital x-ray (including dental), ultrasound, in house blood machines, multi parameter monitoring equipment, and more.

Our team is led by the Clinical Director with three other vets and 3 RVN roles. Our support staff include a VCA, auxiliary and student nurses and a receptionist. Two of our vets are currently studying Post Graduate Certificates in Surgery and Internal Medicine. We are very well known in the local community having been a part of the community for the past 21 years.

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse ideally with experience but we will accept applications from confident newly qualified nurses. The ideal candidate will be client focused with good people and pet skills. You will be happy to assist our vets with their workloads and take part in nurse clinics.

Benefits (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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The surgery has been an integral part of the community for many years. Ellie bought the surgery in August 2000 and has continued to develop it, ensuring that clients benefit from the latest best practices offered by the veterinary profession.

The Surgery has air-conditioned reception and consulting rooms. Parking facilities are available free of charge outside the surgery and in adjacent roads. We are located in Herne Hill, South East London, adjacent to Brockwell Park.


The free Norwood Road Veterinary Surgery app allows you to book appointments with us by telephone and on-line, find details on the surgery's opening times and consulting hours, contact us in emergencies, read about our range of services and find us on our location map

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