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Veterinary Nurse

Priory Vets (Milfeddygon y Priordy)
Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
13 Dec 2021
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Full time and part time applicants welcome, with the ideal candidate wanting to work 3+ days per week. We operate a 1:5 rota (weekends and on call) with time off in lieu along with a generous holiday allowance and salary range £18,000 - £26,000 according to experience alongside a full package of career-boosting, wellbeing, and family friendly benefits.

If you’re looking to escape city life and want an exciting career while living life to the full, then come and join the Priory Vets team. We are a busy RCVS accredited practice located across four sites in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion. The location is stunning! The striking scenery and pristine beaches on our doorstep offer unforgettable experiences year-round, from dolphin-spotting in Cardigan Bay to mountain biking in the Preseli hills. Priory Vets has been at the heart of the community for 90 years. We pride ourselves on our gold star service and our clients and staff love us for it. Our secret? Simple - invest in our team and technology.

Our team is made up of 6 full time equivalent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons, a great team of 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and 2 Animal Nursing Assistants. Priory Vets has been at the heart of the community for 90 years and we are fully committed to supporting local events. We are closely involved with local rescue organizations including Hedgely Hogspital hedgehog rescue and Ceredigion RSPCA.

We require a qualified RVN to work alongside the vets based in our Preseli practice. We are a close-knit team and are looking for a positive and friendly RVN who can continue to nurture a great working environment.

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
  • Pawsome - 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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At Priory Vets you will find a friendly, co-operative team ready to help whenever you and your animals should need it.

We have you and your animals' best interests at heart and endeavour to provide a thorough, professional and efficient service. We offer a dedicated out-of-hours emergency service so that we can best provide for your animals.

Priory Vets is a well-established mixed animal practice, serving the needs of local farmers, breeders and pet owners. Our large animal and equine vets are to be found out on the road paying visits to clients, while our small animal vets, nurses and administrative staff are based in our Cardigan, Preseli and Aberaeron surgeries.

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