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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Perth, Perthshire

Fair City Veterinary Group
Perth and Kinross
Competitive Salary
Closing date
26 Aug 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse, Nursing
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Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Fair City Vets, Perth

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us at Fair City Vets. Your role will involve all aspects of veterinary nursing, including nurse consultations, anaesthesia, patient care, supporting vets and in house laboratory work.

The Rota:

We would consider full and/or part-time applications and we are happy to discuss shifts patterns and rotas with candidates. We are open 8.30-12.30 on a Saturday - this is currently on a 1 in 4 basis. Our OOH is outsourced; however, we do occasionally have inpatients in which case our nurses cover the night-time inpatient checks - this is not a common occurrence.

About Us

Fair City Veterinary Group is the longest established practice in Perthshire with 100 years of history. We are located in picturesque Perth, close to the High Street and the train station but right on the doorstep of beautiful countryside and city life within easy reach with Edinburgh and Glasgow nearby.

The practice has gone through some changes, we are 100% small animal in a single site, and we have recently undergone significant refurbishment.  We now have three consult rooms and deliver established nurse clinics. We take referrals for laser therapy and see a good varied first opinion caseload. We have all the usual equipment with separate dog and cat wards, imaging suite, prep room and theatre. We have a friendly welcoming team who are passionate about the practice and their roles. We run with four vets, have both qualified and student Veterinary Nurses, who all work together with our fabulous reception team.  We have the usual gadgets and there are opportunities to develop in different disciplines for the right candidate.

There is an ongoing and planned investment programme, and we are hoping to add dental x-ray to our suite of diagnostics in the near future. Our out of hours is delegated to Vets Now.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a motivated, Registered Veterinary Nurse, who is competent in the following tasks: monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine lab procedures, care of hospitalised patients and nurse consultations. We would welcome applications from both experienced or newly qualified RVN's for this position.

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 LGBTQ+ 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 role please quote job reference BH3505.

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Fair City Veterinary Group is a well-known practice, dating from the 1920’s, based in the building at 32 York Place. It is the longest established practice in Perth and we are pleased to have provided animal healthcare services to generations of local clients and their companions and livestock. Our branch surgeries in Auchterarder and Scone are more recent establishments which operate for the convenience of our clients around these localities.

We are a Tier 2 practice in the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons accreditation scheme, offering a full general practice service for large and small animals.

The surgery provides a total veterinary care and treatment facility, including surgery, hospitalization, radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, microchip implantation, as well as dental services and laboratory testing.

We are a veterinary nurse training practice.

Find Us
01738 623210
32 York Place
United Kingdom
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