Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse -Chorlton Salary up to £30k pa

Location Chorlton
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Nurse
Contact name: Julie Powell

Contact email: julie@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 7413
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client has a practice in Greater Manchester and they are looking for a Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The client has two sites in the Chorlton area and see a high exotics caseload.  The team consists of 11 vets, including 1 exotic diploma holder, 2 exotic cert holders, and 2 other vets sitting ECC and ophthalmology certs. They also have 9 RVNs, many of which have the exotic nursing certificate, or are studying towards completing this. They are the largest exotic referral practice in the Northwest, in addition a bustling cat and dog caseload.

Duties for this role will include; inpatient care, admits, discharges, anaesthetics, nurse clinics, consult team, pharmacy, ward nurse, recoveries, and of course client care. This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of species, to a high standard and be part of a friendly and supportive practice. The rota is designed to give a great work life balance, based on 40 hours and a 4 day week (averaged over a 5 week rota period, with 1:5 Saturday and Sunday mornings).
Weekly shifts consist of
•    8am-4:30pm, 8am-8pm or 8am-4pm 
•    Then a week day off each week which is on rotation.   This means that you get a long 4 day weekend (Friday to Monday inclusive) 1 in 5 weekends
Any overtime can be claimed as pay or TOIL
The weekend  work is 1 in 5;  
•    Saturday 8am -11:30am
•    Sunday 9:30-11am 

The team also work their share of 2 bank holidays each year (mornings only).   The clinic provides their own OOH cover. The Out of hours on call work for this position is 1 in 5 Fri/Sat/Sun. Payment for this is in addition to your normal salary and is paid monthly. You are only called into the surgery if the vet needs assistance, but you get paid the supplement if you are called or not. Exotic animal training in-house and other courses are encouraged and funded, including the exotic nursing certificate should you wish to pursue this.  

Looking for information or interested in applying for the role of a Small Animal Veterinary Nurse? Contact
Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or call 01422 433900 for further details.

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