We are a multi-disciplinary, RCVS accredited specialist lead referral centre within the county of Essex, where we work to the highest standards of veterinary care for pets, creating a seamless experience for them and their owners. We are incredibly proud to have an outstanding team of highly qualified veterinary specialists, that enable the very best care for all patients that come to our practice.
Your role and responsibilities
Southfields Veterinary Specialists are currently recruiting for a talented Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join our anaesthesia department, supporting all disciplines in providing exceptional patient care at our busy, multidisciplinary referral hospital.
Through discussion with the anaesthesia team, you will prepare patient anaesthesia plans and support patients undergoing scheduled and emergency procedures, including soft tissue, orthopaedics Emergency and Critical Care (ECC), oncology, imaging, and neurology.
You will be exposed to a range of anaesthesia and analgesia techniques, such as CRIs, nerve blocks and epidurals. You will have access to state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and be trained in advanced monitoring techniques including, intra-arterial blood pressure monitoring, capnography, ECG, and arterial blood gas analysis, to ensure our patients receive the highest level of care.
You will see a large and varied referral and emergency caseload, working within an exceptional team and developing your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to the service and its patients.
Referral experience is not essential as full training and support will be provided, however experience of, and an interest in, anaesthesia is essential.
This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services in preparation to move to our 40,000SQFT. purpose-built practice, providing all disciplines with state-of-the-art facilities to support our growing caseload.
- Full time, temporary position with the possibility of becoming a permanent position in the future
- A competitive salary
- Generous CPD allowance
- Pension scheme
- Holiday reward service
- A good work-life balance
- Opportunities for progression
- Enhanced sick leave
- Excellent location – only 30 minutes by train from central London, within easy reach of the beautiful Essex countryside and extremely well located for international travel links by air and train.
Part of an amazing global family
The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.
Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.
Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.