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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Pride Veterinary Centre
Derby, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
22 Jun 2022

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The Role

Here at Pride Veterinary Centre we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. We are very passionate about providing outstanding pet healthcare and client service. There will also be opportunities to cover at our network of local practices allowing you to keep up your general nursing skills.

Consulting at Pride Veterinary Centre is a fantastic opportunity to develop your consulting skills and help us improve and develop the clinics we offer to our clients. The environment is busy, positive and rewarding. There will also be the opportunity to spend some time working within First Opinion Prep/Theatre 1 or 2 days a week so you can continue to develop your skills within these areas.
This is a full-time role of 41.50 hours per week working between the opening hours of 8.00am at the earliest to 7pm as the latest finish. There is also one Saturday to work in every five weeks.
About Us

Pride Veterinary Centre offers a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Our diagnostics and treatments are second to none and we have many highly trained and experienced nurses to ensure that our patients receive the very best treatment. We have 12 local practices who provide quality care, with well-equipped on-site facilities and lots of returning customers who want that friendly team feel.

We offer both primary care and a specialist-led referral service in a range of disciplines. Each role is interesting and varied, and should you wish to work in our hospital, referral experience is not essential as we provide training for the right applicants. All we ask for is enthusiasm, an excellent work ethic, team spirit and a passion for clinical excellence.

The Pride Veterinary Centre clinic nurse team consists of a group of nurses dedicated to carrying out nurse clinics such as weight clinics, new pet chats and hearing clinics amongst others. We have a dedicated consultation room where we run clinics all day Monday to Saturday. As a team we are all passionate about preventative healthcare and developing lasting bonds with our client base.
Applicant Requirements

Required skills and experience….

1. Qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse
2. Nurse clinic knowledge
3. Anaesthesia skills
4. Excellent organisational skills

Would be good to have….

1. Specialist clinic knowledge
2. Interest in nutrition, weight management, preventative healthcare
3. Stock control/ordering
4. Driving Licence
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

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

Please use BH4543 as a reference when applying for this role.

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This is a unique place to work with the standards expected of a university within private practice. Our standards of clinical work and animal care are high and our staff put client care at the top of the agenda.

Many of our staff have worked within the Scarsdale Veterinary Group for a number of years, however, with our continual growth and development, on occasions vacancies do become available. Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal vet, a RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated admin, reception and lab teams. Perhaps you wish to train in a specific area such as Small Animal Nursing – we can help here to, with our ongoing training programmes in line with the RCVS guidelines, why not take a look at the Royal College website at for further information.

If you are a younger student considering a career as a veterinary surgeon we would suggest you start with the excellent Royal College of Veterinary surgeons on-line guide and then progress to the individual Veterinary College sites.

At Pride Veterinary Centre we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hard working individuals who will compliment the teams we have and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment. All our positions are advertised on our website which is updated on a regular basis.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it, if its job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now lets get excited about yours!

Find Us
Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
Riverside Road
DE24 8HX
United Kingdom
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