Our client based near Ashford is looking for a full time Registered veterinary nurse to join them.
The practice has excellent surgical and diagnostic equipment that will allow you to gain experience and give your patients the best care. Separate dog and cat wards, isolation unit, ICU area with state of the art ICU unit, ultrasound facilities, digital x-ray including dental and multiparameter GA monitoring equipment. There are a team of 5 vets, 4 RVN's and 3 SVN's, dedicated reception team, a client care manager, an insurance administrator, a practice manager and cleaners - allowing nurses to nurse! There is a visiting orthopaedic specialists who comes to practice, preventing clients having to go elsewhere and giving the nursing team an opportunity to be involved in referral orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries.
The client is looking for a confident and enthusiastic nurse who is keen to develop their career in a busy, growing veterinary hospital. This is a full time position including weekend and out of hours work. Working hours are detailed below:
- Shifts hours are 7.30am-4pm, 8.30am-5.30pm and 10am-6.30pm, 12:30pm-8:30pm
- Night shift hours are 5pm-10am (these usually occur once a week)
- Weekends are 1 in 8 (8.30am Saturday- 10am Monday)
- Half weekends are 1 in 8 Saturday 8:30am-2pm
- Days off are given in return for weekends worked the following week. One day for a half weekend and 3 days for a full weekend
- The phones go over to Vets Now at 9pm weekdays and 5pm weekends and Bank holidays
A varied caseload can be expected to help enhance your skill set and you would work alongside a supportive and friendly team. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills. You must be able to demonstrate honesty with compassion and a caring approach. The team are looking for someone who is happy to work on their own initiative as well as within the team, with a confident down to earth personality. Previous hospital experience is desired but not essential as full training and support will be provided.
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