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Equine Veterinary Nurse - Leahurst, Wirral

Employer
University of Liverpool, The
Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
Salary of £25,217 - £29,177 pa (pro rata)
Closing date
21 May 2021

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Sector
Academia, Animal Health, Equine, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

Faculty of Health and Life Science
Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences

Veterinary Nurse (0.8 FTE)
GRADE 5

£25,217 - £29,177 pa (pro rata)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our equine nursing team in the busy state-of-the-art University Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital at the Leahurst Campus on the Wirral.

You will be a qualified veterinary nurse and will be part of the nursing team in a busy referral equine veterinary hospital with responsibilities including theatre nursing for both standing surgeries and surgeries performed under general anaesthesia, advanced imaging support (radiography, MRI, Gamma scintigraphy and CT), workflow coordination along with a variety of other clinical and administrative duties.

You will be competent in handling horses in a professional clinical setting, have post-qualification experience, along with excellent nursing and interpersonal skills.

Job Ref: 027547
Closing Date: 21 May 2021

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The School of Veterinary Science in Liverpool was the first veterinary school to be part of a University, and has always been a leading education provider for the vets of the future.

We are unique among British veterinary schools in having two on-site working farms as well as two referral hospitals, and three first opinion practices, (the practice has full hospitalisation and surgical facilities). This enables undergraduates to gain valuable hands-on experience of all aspects of veterinary practice: equine, large animal, and small animal.

Based on the main University of Liverpool campus, and at our dedicated Leahurst campus in Cheshire, we also offer postgraduate courses alongside a full calendar of day, evening, and onlineContinuing Professional Development courses for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, and chartered physiotherapists.

Our overriding aim is to be a centre for regional, national and international excellence in research and learning in animal health and welfare. We aim to produce the world’s best veterinary surgeons by providing relevant training underpinned with the latest scientific knowledge.

To this end we've developed energetic fundamental and clinical research programmes, together with world-renowned referral hospitals and University-owned farms that model new, best practice for professionals everywhere.

Throughout the School, our friendly and approachable staff view all students as future colleagues, whatever their eventual focus. We also place a big emphasis on investment for the future, with new teaching facilities at our Liverpool and Leahurst campuses helping us to create an environment of ‘learning through doing’. Our teaching suites incorporate small and large group tuition areas, clinical skills labs and the latest technology to encourage collaboration, discussion and debate.

But it's not all work and no play: there's an active and inclusive social scene, run by students for students. No wonder we were ranked 1st nationally in the Guardian University Guide 2015.

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Location
School of Veterinary Science
Neston
CH64 7TE
GB
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