Experienced RVN for sole charge role in rural Wiltshire


Steph Ward
Our client in Wiltshire are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team on a permanent basis.

The team are looking for an RVN who prides themselves on providing high standards of patient and client care and who is keen to develop nurse clinics, be confident at anaesthesia and be happy to help with the daily running of the surgery.
The role is part time, working three days a week at the branch surgery plus 1 in 8 weekends working at the nearby Hospital in Bath with no night shifts or additional out of hours required.

The branch practice is located in a historic Market town, in beautiful rural Wiltshire. This is a busy first opinion practice offering both consultations and operations daily throughout the week. They have two consulting rooms, a fully equipped operating theatre, x-ray facilities and a practice laboratory all housed in the beautiful renovated surgery.
The small friendly team have been awarded outstanding in client service by the RCVS plus they benefit from the support of the 24 hour first opinion and referral hospital in Bath.

This is a sole charge nurse role with the benefit of a full time kennel assistant to provide support where required. Each day there will be a dedicated consulting vet and an additional vet in the mornings to perform operations. There is also full time reception cover.

The ideal candidate will be an RVN with previous branch experience who enjoys client facing and excels working in small team. You must feel confident as sole nurse and have excellent communication skills. This role is essential for bonding clients with the practice and therefore applicants must be willing to form a close working relationship with clients.

Salary will be dependent upon experienced and benefits include, 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays, 3 days paid CPD leave / 550 CPD allowance per annum and RCVS Membership paid.

This group prides themselves on their friendly working environment and their focus on staff wellbeing. Staff are actively encourage to develop their skills and knowledge via in-house learning and CPD. The practice is located 6 miles south of Chippenham and within easy reach of Bath, Trowbridge and the North Wessex Downs.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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