We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Ayrton Vet Hospital on a full/part time basis. Our nursing team are fully utilised to their potential; offering a varied and challenging role which will include prep/theatre patient involvement (e.g., IV placement in all patients, blood taking, laboratory work, radiography, dentistry, and surgery assist). We also have designated ward rotation for improved in-patient care and routine consultation RVN clinics.
Working 37.5 hours per week (full time but part time hours also available)
Working across 3-5 days
OOH 1 night during the week (from 5:30pm – 8:30am on call and only need to go into clinic if there are inpatients in clinic, vet is also on call)
1:5 weekends OOH (Saturday 8:30am-5pm)
As of Late summer 2022, there will be no OOH at this practice as it will switch over to Vets Now. However, in the meantime there is the following on call rota.
1 shift per week from 5:30pm-8:30am on call with phone only and to cover inpatient care, with an option of staying on site when on call as accommodation is available.
Up to £30,000 negotiable D.O.E.
Relocation package of up to £5,000
We have a beautiful, light, purpose-designed, spacious building to work in. Located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Great colleagues, a nursing team which is fully utilised and supported with VNAs. We are a training practice with excellent facilities and equipment - digital X-ray, latest laboratory equipment, Sevoflurane and Humphrey ADE anaesthesia.
Must be a qualified veterinary nurse and on the RCVS register. The successful applicant will need to be competent in monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine lab procedures and providing care for hospitalised patients. We fully support and fund additional certification.
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.
Please use BH2492 as a reference when applying for this role.
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