We are a multi-disciplinary, RCVS accredited specialist lead referral center 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 nurse to support the existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.
As part of our Internal Medicine team consisting of consultants, residents, interns, nurses and support staff, you will see a large and varied referral and emergency caseload, allowing you to work within an exceptional team and develop 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.
As an Internal Medicine Nurse, you will coordinate with the Senior Internal Medicine Nurse and Head Nurses to care for patients requiring medical management of conditions. This would include endocrinopathies, immune-mediated diseases, urogenital conditions and many more.
You will have a good understanding of anaesthesia which, following an induction alongside our team of anaesthetists, will allow you to support patients undergoing procedures including endoscopy, bronchoscopy, fluoroscopy and diagnostic imaging. You will be required to assist with various medical procedures including, but not limited to, joint taps, bone marrow biopsies, and oesophageal feeding tube placement. In addition, you will be able to develop your own practical skills set with the large and varied caseload seen at Southfields Veterinary Specialists Hospital.
This is the perfect opportunity for the Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with a keen interest in internal medicine to develop their understanding and practical abilities alongside an experienced team of Specialists and RVNs.
You will be required to liaise with all disciplines to facilitate gold standard patient care through effective communication from the point of admitting through to discharge.
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.
Referral experience is not essential as full training and support will be provided.
- A competitive salary
- Generous CPD allowance
- Pension scheme
- Holiday reward service
- A good work-life balance
- Enhanced parental leave
- Enhanced sick leave
- Opportunities for progression
- Birthday day off
- 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.