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Veterinary Nurse

Vale Vets Ltd
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
31 May 2022

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The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our dedicated night team here at Vale Referrals, Dursley! You will cover a good balance of nursing duties including; inpatient care for both first opinion and referral cases, triaging calls and assisting our vets with out of hours emergency treatment.

Shift Pattern
Part-time, 48 hours (12-hour shifts) working Thursday-Sunday every other week. We offer a competitive salary for this role, depending on experience.

About Us
We are a mixed, first opinion and referral practice, boasting new, purpose-built facilities. We are dedicated to providing high-quality service and to help us deliver that, we are equipped with 5 theatres, a medicine suite for ultrasound and endoscopy, a dental room, digital x-ray, larger ward areas with a separate cat ward and treatment room, separate exotics ward, an isolation unit, on-site digital X-ray, CT, IDEXX laboratory equipment as well as endoscope & ultrasound.

You will be joining our excellent night team and will work alongside our night hospital assistant, with additional support from our on-call first opinion vet, referral intern and registered veterinary nurse!

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a passionate and flexible nurse who is keen to progress their nursing knowledge and skills, this role would suit a night nurse or a nurse who is looking for a change in career. Additional qualifications are encouraged.

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

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 use BH4920 as a reference when applying for this role.

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We are a family owned and run practice with a team of friendly vets and qualified nurses are available 24/7 with round the clock on-site care. We offer excellent value, with a great deal for new puppies and kittens. And we have our own healthy pet club offering extra savings on regular pet health costs.

Vale Vets is a friendly, caring and convenient vets with practices based in Dursley and Portishead. Our animal hospital has fantastic facilities, expert vets and fully qualified nurses. Emergencies are seen 24/7.

Find Us
01453 542092
The Animal Hospital
GL11 6AJ
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