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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Sandbach

Employer
Cheshire Pet
Location
Winterley, Sandbach
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
2 Jun 2021

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Sector
Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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Job Details

Stepping into the shoes of our RVN while she is on maternity leave, you will be a key member of our nursing team involved with all aspects of general nursing plus feline medicine referrals and CT imaging. Our nurses work closely with the vets and enjoy a varied workload ranging from nurse consultations through to schedule 3 procedures. The role is full time, 5 days per week including late and early shifts. Our Current rota includes working 1 weekend in 5, plus out of hours revisits to inpatients (at present 1 evening per week) but no on call.

We are a busy, two site, small animal, first opinion and feline referral practice in Sandbach, rural Cheshire. We have a varied and interesting caseload with most cases investigated and treated in house. We are well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, and in-house lab. We have recently expanded our facilities to include a CT scanner at our Winterley practice.

We have a team of 9 veterinary surgeons (7 part-time) and 9 RVN's plus 2 trainees with a supportive reception and administration team. Advanced qualifications are encouraged and funded; we want all our employees to maximise their potential. RVN studies recently funded include anaesthesia and medical nursing. Two of our vets are certificate holders including Laura who runs our new feline referral clinic. We take a holistic approach to veterinary medicine using conventional treatments alongside alternative therapies including acupuncture.

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse with post qualification experience who will fit in well with our team. We pride ourselves on excellent client care, so we are looking for someone who is client focused, with excellent communication skills both on the phone and face to face. We are looking for a team player who is adaptable to meet the changing needs of the practice.

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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Every new client that registers a healthy pet will get a free health check- up with one of our qualified nurses. Our nurses also regularly hold a number of different health clinics, including a dedicated Cat Clinic run by Laura on Mondays from 12:30 – 2pm, where we keep dogs appointments to a minimum (this is complimented by a cat friendly waiting area) and a 1 2 1 nurse clinic to go through advice on how to look after your new pet.

We will help you to look after your pet from preventative care such as vaccinations, flea treatment and worming through to emergency care and offer advice and support on an assortment of subjects such as youngsters, dental hygiene and senior pets.

Find Us
Telephone
01477 544554
Location
Holmes Chapel Clinic
Manor Lane
Holmes Chapel
CW8 8AB
GB
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