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Veterinary Nurse - Stapenhill

Scarsdale Veterinary Group
Stapenhill, Burton-on-Trent
Salary for the role is between £22,109 – £25,704 FTE depending on experience.
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

Veterinary Nurse required at Scarsdale Vets, Stapenhill

The Role
We have an exciting vacancy for a registered Veterinary nurse to join our team at Stapenhill to cover maternity leave on 6-month fixed term contract. This is a full-time position of 41.5hrs a week including a share of evening and weekends. Part Time working hours would be considered but this would need to involve evening and weekend work. The successful applicant needs to be a good communicator, trustworthy and a team player. Salary for the role is between £22,109 – £25,704 FTE depending on experience.

You will join a friendly and supportive team of 8 vets and 8 nurses including an SVN. Our well-equipped surgery has facilities for medical and surgical care of patients, treating a varied case load of companion animals, birds, and exotics. Surgical caseload includes, neutering, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics and dentals.

The role involves a variety of first opinion practice roles including monitoring anaesthetics, assisting with imaging using radiography and ultrasound, completing laboratory samples, nurse clinics and assisting Vets consulting. There will also be some time spent at our Stretton and Hilton practices.

About Us
We are proud to offer outstanding care to pets and their owners in Staffordshire and surrounding areas. As well as having a central hospital with a referral centre and a dedicated night team, we have local practices such as Stapenhill and Stretton that are in the heart of the communities, offering first class care at a convenient location for pet owners. The modern equipment at Stapenhill and Stretton practices include digital x-ray, ultrasound, and dental x-ray. We have two operating theatres plus three consulting rooms so therefore provide an all-round service.

About the Team
Being a local community practice, we have huge drive and determination to offer the best service. We are RCVS accredited for small animal general practice and we have a team of 8 vets supported by a number of qualified and experienced nurses, we also have client care advisors as the first point of contact with our patients and their people. We proactively run many clinics such as weight clinic, puppy and kitten development and positive practice visit all contributing to the delivery of outstanding healthcare to our friendly client base. Stapenhill is an ISFM silver cat friendly practice.

Working together as a bonded team we visualise you also becoming an integral part of the local community, very trusted to provide the absolute best care and advice available. We are a long-established team here and we greatly enjoy working with each other and the environment together. We provide a supportive environment for teaching and encourage continued growth and development.

Applicant Requirements
Required skills and experience….
1. Nurse clinic knowledge would be advantage
2. Interest in nutrition, weight management and preventative healthcare
3. Stock control awareness
4. Driving Licence
5. Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

  • 5 weeks paid holiday plus 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
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • 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. Please quote BH3720 when applying for this role.

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Scarsdale Vets is an exciting, dynamic place to develop a rewarding career.

Our Mission Statement:

We are a local independent team with an ethos focused on outstanding client and animal care. We provide a vibrant aspirational and inclusive working environment enabling staff to maximise their potential.

Many of our staff have worked within practice for a number of years, however, with Scarsdale’s continual growth and development we are always looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking individuals who will complement the teams we have, and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment.  We believe that if you enjoy your work and have a supportive team around you then you will produce the best results for our clients.

Our standards of clinical work and animal care are extremely high. We have worked with the University of Nottingham for the past seven years and we share best practice and protocols into everything we do.

Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal, Farm or Equine Vet, an RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated business support, client care and lab teams.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it.  If it is job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now let’s get excited about yours!

Find Us
01332 678333
Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
DE24 8HX
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