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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Employer
Abivale Veterinary Group Ltd
Location
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Jun 2021

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

We are looking for a full time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and supportive team. The role is 5 days a week with weekends on a rota basis. No OOH. Our nurses split their time mainly between inpatient care and theatre work along with carrying out nurse clinics. Providing supportive care of animals and assisting the vet is another important part of the role along with educating owners on maintaining the health of their pet.

We are a well-established small animal practice in South Oxfordshire, surrounded by lovely countryside yet only 10 minutes from the city of Oxford and an easy commute to London. Our group is made up of four surgeries with the main surgery in Abingdon where our dedicated night service is located. Our day team consists of 7 vets, a mix of qualified and student nurses along with ANA's, reception and admin team. We have a separate night team.

We are a nurse training practice and encourage the nurse team to grow in areas of interest and to allow them to further develop their skills. A keen interest in nurse clinics would be a great advantage. In addition to your excellent clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people oriented person who is willing to support your colleagues.

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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Company

Welcome to Abivale, South Oxfordshire’s most established veterinary group. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality veterinary services for you and your pets, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We practice out of five surgeries in Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford, Wantage and Oxford.
We operate our own out of hours emergency cover, meaning you will always have an Abivale vet with all your pets details and history to hand, just when you really need them.

So, wherever you are, and whenever you need help, you are never far from an Abivale practice, Abivale expert advice and Abivale care and attention.

At Abivale, we are proud to offer your pet a lifetime of care.

Our Head Office and primary centre for surgery is based at The Vineyard, Abingdon. There has been a veterinary practice here since 1852.

Our other practices at Wantage, Didcot and Wallingford were established in the mid 1940's with Oxford, our most recent in 1995.

The team at Abivale consists of eight highly qualified Veterinary Surgeons who are supported by fully trained nursing staff.

We are committed to a programme of continuing professional development throughout every area of The Abivale Veterinary Group.

Our vets regularly attend courses and seminars ensuring we remain at the leading edge of veterinary practice.
We are also registered with The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Nurse Training Centre.

 

Find Us
Telephone
01235 524777
Location
Abingdon Veterinary Surgery
The Vineyard
Abingdon
OX14 3NR
GB
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