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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Employer
Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre
Location
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
6 Oct 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 have an exciting opportunity for a permanent full time Registered Veterinary Nurse with experience of small animal physiotherapy to join our family and in-house pain management & rehabilitation team. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, want to use their nursing skills to their full potential and are keen to develop their knowledge and skills. Shifts will also include theatre, inpatient care and occasional reception duties to support. Approximately 40 hours per week with a flexible approach to rota considerations. 1:5 weekend rota and minimal OOH.

We are a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of care in South Buckinghamshire. We have surgeries in Chesham, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham and Beaconsfield.

As a practice we strongly believe in providing our team members with a nurturing and caring environment. We actively encourage and fully support team members’ professional ambitions by providing opportunities to develop with regular funded CPD. The excellent care and service that we provide to our clients and their pets is very important to us. A big part of being able to provide this is through ensuring that our team are fully equipped with all the tools that they need, working in the best possible surroundings.

Across our 4 sites we have 13 vets, 21 veterinary nurses including student veterinary nurses, 13 veterinary receptionists and 5 fantastic support team members. We have lots of members of the veterinary team either engaged in or achieved certificates in oncology, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, dentistry, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, small animal medicine, feline medicine, and dermatology. We also have members of the team with special interest in animal behaviour and dog training and of course wellbeing. As a practice we actively support a number of different charities both locally and nationally each year including StreetVet, Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue and Macmillan Cancer Support.

The applicant must have either experience or training with providing small animal physiotherapy to patients or a strong desire to do the training required for this role. They must be fully qualified and registered as a veterinary nurse.

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, 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

At the Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre we like a more personal approach to animal care. Our experienced, friendly and professional team of staff offer not only first class veterinary treatment, but also advice and encouragement for our clients to help keep their much-loved pets in the very best of health.

From nail clipping your hamster to major surgery on your dog, we are here to provide your pets with the expert care they deserve.

Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre provides its own emergency services as follows: Monday to Friday, 7.30pm - 8.30am. Please call your usual surgery for urgent advice or to arrange to see the Emergency Vet. Please note that, for security reasons, the Veterinary Centre cannot be accessed without a prior phone call or appointment.

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Location
The Pheasant
London Road
Chalfont St Giles
Buckinghamshire
HP8 4NL
United Kingdom
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