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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Berry House Veterinary Practice
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
16 Jul 2021

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

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us full time. The position is five days a week, each being eight hours shifts between 7.30am and 10.30pm (late duty). Weekends on a rota but no out of hours or phones. All nurses assist with procedures, undertake radiography, take nurse consults, provide nursing care to hospitalised/inpatients. In house training in supporting laparoscopy is provided.

We are an established, friendly and supportive practice in North Hertfordshire with direct main line rail to London. We are a very experienced team including several certificate holders, full RVN team and support staff with a strong team ethos. Equipment/service includes laparoscopy, digital radiography and comprehensive in-house lab.

We are looking for an enthusiastic registered veterinary nurse who is looking to develop their skills and use their skills to the full. This position would suit a newly qualified nurse or returner. CPD is actively encouraged and funded. All existing nurses in the team are RVN's with a wide range of experience.

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 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.

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Berry House has been a known and respected name in the area for over 50 years.

Our main veterinary surgery is in the heart of Hitchin Town, providing animal care to town residents and those in the surrounding countryside. We also have a branch surgery in the town of Shefford.

Our caring and compassionate team aim to offer the highest quality of animal care, utilizing our high standard facilities, which include in-house diagnostics, ultrasound and radiology.

Our pledge is to provide 'Exceptional, compassionate veterinary care'. As well as caring for your pet when injured or ill, we very much like to encourage preventative measures, such as regular vaccinations, worming etc. We do so, by offering an annual healthy pet scheme known as our VIP scheme.

Find Us
01462 451500
41 Nightingale Road
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