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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Ash Tree Veterinary Practice
Location
Market Harborough, Kibworth and Desborough
Salary
Salary of Market Harborough, Kibworth and Desborough £23-£25K full-time
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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Sector
Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Salary Band
£20,000 - £24,999, £25,000 - £29,999
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We have a vacancy for a qualified veterinary nurse. If you would like to join our professional team, providing excellent clinical services and client care, then we would love to hear from you.

The Practice

We are a small-animal practice, with branches in Market Harborough, Kibworth, and Desborough. We employ approximately 50 members of staff to make up our friendly, supportive and professional team of vets, nurses and support staff. We have a loyal customer following, based on the exceptional level of clinical services and client care we offer.

The Role

We have a vacancy for a qualified veterinary nurse. If you would like to join our professional team, providing excellent clinical services and client care, then we would love to hear from you.

We offer 38 hours per week on a rota basis, working from our multi-site, small animal practice. No emergency out-of-hours on call.

General duties to include:

•    Assisting vets as requested
•    Theatre nursing, including; preparation of patients for surgery, anaesthetic monitoring, and assessing the patient pre and post- surgery
•    Taking blood samples and placing intravenous catheters
•    Laboratory tasks such as blood analysis and other diagnostics
•    Administering medications
•    Providing advice to clients
•    Handling and restraint of all species
•    Dispense of medicines as appropriate
•    Providing appropriate levels of care to all patients and alerting qualified members of the team when concerned
•    Communication to the wider team on patient status
•    Taking ownership of personal CPD requirement in line with RCVS guidelines
•    Reception duties

Successful Candidate

The role would be best suited to a person who:
•    Enjoys working as part of a team.
•    Works collaboratively and flexibly in order to achieve goals, tasks and daily duties
•    Organised and efficient
•    Enjoys taking lead roles as part of a team
•    Enjoys educating clients and colleagues
•    Has appropriate qualification and registration with RCVS as a Veterinary Nurse
•    Has awareness of GDPR
•    Pays attention to detail in all aspects of role, consistently delivering a high standard of work
•    Is proactive in their approach to problem solving
•    Has a professional and confidential approach to sensitive situations

The Package

•    Competitive Salary
•    Pension scheme
•    Generous CPD allowance
•    Health Shield Cash Plan
•    Staff Discount
•    Childcare Vouchers
•    Cycle to Work Scheme
•    Reimbursed for the annual subscription fee for membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

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Company

Our branches

Ash Tree Vets is a long established practice with branches in Market Harborough, Kibworth, Desborough and Rothwell. We appreciate that your pet is an important member of your family and we are dedicated to offering the best possible veterinary care in a professional and caring manner.

Qualified professionals

Ash Tree specialises in the treatment of all domestic pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, and hamsters. All our veterinary surgeons attend courses regularly so they are informed of the latest developments in veterinary medicine. Working alongside our vets, we have a team of qualified veterinary nurses who will help care for your pet.

Find Us
Telephone
01858 462839
Location
124 Northampton Road
Market Harborough
LE16 9HF
GB
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