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Registered Veterinary Nurses - Lichfield, Staffordshire

Pool House Veterinary Hospital
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
22 Jun 2021

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Academia, Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
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Job Details

The Role
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our team. We encourage all of our RVNs to perform a range of schedule 3 procedures and to have a degree of autonomy in their role. Shift patterns rotate throughout the Hospital including wards, theatre, laboratory, clinics and night shifts. As a hospital which runs 24/7, a vet and a nurse are always on site. Each member of the nursing team has individual areas of responsibility to aid in the smooth running of the Hospital.

About Us
We are a busy first opinion tier 3 Hospital based on the outskirts of the Cathedral city of Lichfield in rural Staffordshire. We are the main provider of out of hours cover in the area, powered by 15 vets including an ECC certificate holder who are backed by 15 RVNs, 2 SVNs and 2 VCAs. All the usual facilities, plus laparoscopic equipment enable our team to perform a wide range of procedures.

Although life at Pool House can be fast paced we have a fairly relaxed atmosphere and a good sense of humour helps us during busy times. We assist the local Cats Protection and the Retired Greyhound Trust along with a number of other local charity facilities.

Applicant Requirements
Experience is preferable but as a training practice, support will be given to a suitable newly qualified candidate. You must be confident and have a great work ethic. You must be able to work well within a team and sole charge during out of hours work.

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 and 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.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH2861.

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Pool House Veterinary Group has been serving the local community for over 150 years. Today we aim to provide a friendly and efficient service, working with you to ensure your pet receives the very best from first vaccination through to old age.

Our Lichfield hospital is a modern, purpose-built premises, offering practicality with excellent facilities and high standards of care for your pet. We also have branches in Burntwood and Armitage bringing our services more local to you.

The small animal team consists of three small animal partners, Stuart Holland, Alex England and Ian Thomas, supported by seven assistant veterinary surgeons. We also have visiting veterinary specialists in Cardiology and Dermatology as well as an Animal Behaviourist. One of our vets is also qualified to practice Acupuncture.

Pool House Veterinary Hospital is an RCVS Accredited Small Animal Hospital and has been approved as a centre for the training of veterinary nurses.

Find Us
01543 262464
Fosseway Lane
WS13 8JY
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