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Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

Coombefield Veterinary Hospital
Axminster, Devon
Salary of £24,000 to £26,000 dependent on experience
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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The Role
Here at Coombefield Veterinary Hospital, there is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to develop their career as a Night Nurse in a busy, well-equipped RCVS accredited Veterinary Hospital in glorious Devon.
We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse who can deliver a high level of care to our medical and surgical patients during the night, whilst supporting our clients with our own out of hours service. You will be working alongside the on-call Veterinary Surgeon to ensure our high standards of Veterinary care are delivered.

You will work a rota of 5 nights on and 10 nights off. In return we can offer a salary of £24,000 to £26,000 dependent on experience, with a generous package including CPD allowance, RCVS fees and other benefits.

About Us
We have 2 operating theatres, self-contained dental suite, Imaging suite, separate cattery, kennels and isolation wards with gold standard ISFM cat friendly accreditation. There is also an internal laboratory, pharmacy and 5 consultation rooms with separate dog and cat waiting areas.

The successful candidate must be empathetic and driven to ensure high patient care is delivered and achieved. Currently we have 11 Vets, 22 Nurses, 15 support staff.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse who is happy with sole charge working. The ability to communicate with clients and maintain a high professional standard is essential.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
•    Increasing holiday based on length of service
•    CPD paid days and allowance
•    L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Birthday leave
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    VDS cover
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Service-related company sick pay
•    Initiatives focussed 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 BH4417 when applying for this role.

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Coombefield Veterinary Hospital is a modern well equipped facility. As a hospital, we are independantly inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and we have been awarded the highest level they can give - Hospital (this replaced the previous highest "Tier 3" status).

This means we provide a level of service above and beyond normal veterinary practices. We also have a nurse on duty in the hospital 24 hours a day. If your pet needs round the clock care or monitoring there is someone there for them.

Find Us
01297 630500
Coombe Lane
EX13 5AX
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