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 multidisciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN) to support our existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.
You will work as part of our large, multi-disciplinary team consisting of consultants, residents, interns, nurses and Patient Care Assistants (PCA). 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, including neurology, dermatology, radiotherapy, cardiology, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, internal medicine and exotics. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to each service and their patients.
You will work a range of shifts between 7 am-10 pm and 2:8 weekends with time off in lieu following.
Your daily duties will include effective communication with referring veterinary practices and clients visiting our hospital; developing care plans in conjunction with consultants; case handovers and communication, liaising with all disciplines to facilitate gold standard patient care; prioritising and providing holistic inpatient care in a timely manner; supporting patients undergoing general anaesthesia and sedation; facilitating diagnostic procedures, including radiography, ultrasound, MRI, CT and endoscopy, and the delivery of specialist and emergency care.
This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services. Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines. Due to the continued expansion at Southfields, you will work as a part of the growing team and be involved in developing procedures and ways of working for the hospital.
Referral experience is not essential, as full training will be provided.
Work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines, including neurology, dermatology, radiotherapy, cardiology, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, internal medicine and exotics.
- A competitive salary
- Generous CPD allowance
- Pension scheme
- Holiday reward service
- A good work-life balance
- Enhanced parental leave
- Birthday day off
- 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