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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Rosewood vets
Location
Coseley, Bilston
Salary
The salary up to £24,000 depending on experience. 
Closing date
20 Jul 2022
Phone number
07870XXXXXX

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The Role

Here at Rosewood Vets, we are looking for a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. You will be working with a fantastic team in all aspects of veterinary nursing including theatre, anaesthesia, radiography, patient care, nurse clinics, and promoting our Pet health club. There will be minimal reception work included.

We believe our nurses should be nurses, utilising their experience, skills and knowledge. You will be actively encouraged to bring new ideas to the practice and develop your skills. We are a large company, so there are potential internal progression opportunities.

The role is a permanent, full-time position based on a 4-day week with a regular day off and share of the weekend rota. No OOH’s. The salary for this role is up to £24,000 depending on experience. 

About Us

Lockwood Veterinary Group are a friendly, compassionate, progressive group. Established for over 25 years, we have 9 branches across the West Midlands, East Midlands and Staffordshire.
Rosewood vets is a purpose-built practice and provides a spacious, light and airy perfect working environment. We have large bright consultation rooms, theatre, prep room, x-ray room and separate cattery and kennels, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope and in-house lab. ISFM cat friendly clinic.

We have a loyal client base, and the practice is highly trusted within the local community for providing exceptional veterinary care. Our dedicated, friendly, experienced team pride themselves on providing the best care for pet and client alike. We have the facilities and resources to enable our staff to work in a low stress, well organised, supportive, friendly, family feel atmosphere. Maintaining a good working environment, staff wellbeing and job satisfaction for all staff is of high importance to us which is proven in our low staff turnover.

There is the opportunity for developing and growing your skills in any area that is of special interest to you. We actively encourage certificates, offering funding and support to our team members. Many of our vets and nurses hold or are engaged in postgraduate qualifications. You will have the support and knowledge from experienced colleagues within our group in such fields as Exotics, Feline Care, Emergency and critical care, behaviour, Orthopaedic surgery, Imagery, Ophthalmology and a visiting cardiologist.

We have a lovely, friendly team of 3 Vets, 6 Nurses and 2 receptionists. Our staffs Wellbeing is of great importance to us, we have a very approachable, supportive management team who are always available to offer support to our staff at work or in their personal life. We endeavour to ensure that the practices have some down time, whether it be closing the doors for a couple of hours for coffee and cake, a meal out or bowling. We work very closely with local charities and the community, sponsoring the towns junior football team, visiting local schools to talk about working in a Vet practice and we often host fund raising events from dog shows and fetes at the Brockswood Animal Sanctuary to coffee mornings in practice.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a compassionate, confident, enthusiastic, naturally caring disposition, forward thinking, good team player and proactive nurse. The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative with a genuine heart for animal welfare and have excellent all-round nursing and communication skills with the want to further develop to their full potential. It is important that the candidate is passionate about providing gold standard patient and client care.

We ask our RVN’s to help with training student nurses so a clinical coach or willing to train would be preferred. This role would be suitable for someone wishing to advance their career who is either studying towards an advanced certificate or would like to do so and increase their skillset.

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

Free flu jabs

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. BH5180.

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Company

Now with seven surgeries we cover a wide area of the West Midlands and Birmingham, with a geographical range to include cover over Wolverhampton, Walsall, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Dudley, Telford, Cannock, Burton-on-Trent and the surrounding areas.With our team of dedicated veterinary surgeons and nurses, delivering consistently high quality, professional care, teamed with a helpful, experienced and friendly reception staff, our aim is, has and always will be to deliver superior pet care in all situations.

Our outstanding surgeries boast state of the art operating suites with dedicated recovery areas, warm, clean accommodation for your pet, and an exciting range of equipment to assist our team of committed veterinary surgeons and nurses in the treatment of your pet.

We are open seven days a week for your convenience, and we will always endeavour to offer a same day appointment with one of our vets.

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Location
Coseley
West Midlands
WV14 9SZ
GB
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