Full Time Equine Registered Veterinary Nurse - near Eastbourne


Julie Powell
Our client is a well-established RCVS Accredited Equine Hospital based just outside Eastbourne and are now looking for a full time Equine Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice is set in the beautiful Sussex countryside at the base of the South Downs and a short drive from Brighton. The area has great transport links and direct trains to Gatwick Airport and London Victoria. The team are a 9 Vet practice with full surgical facilities including a hospital facility (17 stabling boxes). There is a team of qualified and trainee Equine Nurses. There is a close-knit team with an ethos of consistent support and encouragement to all.

You will be joining a progressive practice with fully equipped hospital facilities, who aim provide a varied working day with daily ward rounds and regular case sharing. The role will include ambulatory and clinic based nursing and you will be part of the out of hours rota. This includes some night work and is currently a 1:5 out of hours and weekend rota. This a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. Your responsibilities will include general nursing to include medical care, inpatient and outpatient care, assisting the vets in and out of the clinic, setting up of the X-ray, ultrasound, gastroscopies and all other equipment needed by the Vets, to run blood samples in house, set up and break down of theatre pre and post-surgery, nursing duties in theatre during surgery and to always ensure excellent clinical and general horse care.
Ideally candidates should be RVN or EVN qualified or training towards either. Nurses are supported to reach their full potential and encouraged to further develop. You must have at least a minimum of 1 year in animal nursing.

A strong work ethic and a desire to provide a high-quality service to clients is vital, along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

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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