Joining our professional personable team in our Washington practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.
In this diverse and dynamic role, you’ll be an RCVS Registered Nurse with small animal practice experience, you put high standards of patient care first and can demonstrate how you’ve worked with empathy and demonstrated initiative when needed. You also understand not only your role but also the capabilities of PCA’s and student nurses, and are eager to help colleagues to develop their skills and knowledge.
Most importantly, you’ll share our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive showing your passion and professionalism for working as one team to deliver exceptional care.
The role is working 40 hours per week with 1 in 4 weekends on a 12 month fixed term contract.
Salary & Benefits
Salary £30,000 per annum (FTE)
5 weeks annual leave plus bank holiday (FTE)
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
CPD Allowance £750 plus 2 days CPD leave (FTE)
RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
Opportunity to be involved in the Valuing Veterinary Nurse Committee.
Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
100% attendance bonus schemes
Colleague Purchase scheme
1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave
We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 miles from your current home address.
We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.
We are looking for a friendly and supportive Veterinary Nurse to join our team of dedicated veterinary professionals on a fixed term contract of 12 months to cover maternity cover.
The ideal candidate will offer the highest standards of clinical and client care and be willing to provide valuable peer support to colleagues if needed.
Skills and experience:
You must be a Veterinary Nurse who is registered with the RCVS.
Washington Clinic is a thriving long established, RCVS Accredited Small Animal General Practice. made up of a passionate and friendly team of 4 vets, 3 RVNs and 7 support staff including a dedicated Practice Manager.
Facilities include 3 consult rooms, theatre, imaging room including digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy, large dedicated dental suit with radiography, separate dog and cat/exotic wards, the only practice in the North East to offer laser surgery. This is a busy branch with a large client base where no two days are like the other. The caseload varies from routine consultations and neuterings to more complex surgeries, endoscopic procedures and advanced dentistry.
Relationships are what are important to us - both between our colleagues and to our clients and their pets. We are a historic practice with a rich heritage and we honour that by building strong relationships with each other and our clients, while pushing forward with new techniques and management of cases. We encourage growth in all our staff and opportunities for further education and study are available. The team is dynamic, overflowing with enthusiasm and drive which is contagious and makes everyone strive to achieve their best.