Full Time Night RVN 4 on/8 off near High Wycombe


Julie Powell

Our client operates a world-class Referral service, exemplary clinical services, but with a clear focus on the people that make that a reality. Based in High Wycombe they are now looking for a Full Time Night Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

They pride themselves on nurturing their workforce and are able to offer the very best services to the pets entrusted into their care and also to their owners. They employ a wide range of workplace measures to ensure staff feel happy, valued and are able to fulfil their potential.

All specialists are either European boarded or board-eligible and all services are supported by two European boarded anaesthetists. They have an ECVN recognised residency programme in place and are in the process of gaining approval for an ECVS training programme. They offer the most cutting-edge investigations and treatments, with both a 1.5 Tesla MRI and a CT-scanner on site; and all disciplines work closely with the in-house professional physiotherapy department.

You will be working a 4 night on/8 off rota and the role will include the nursing of referral inpatients and out of hour emergencies. This is a busy and varied role with lots of interesting cases and would suit an experienced, qualified veterinary nurse; referral nursing experience is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

The role will include:

• Nursing patients to a gold standard level in every discipline/ward on a rotation basis
• Ensuring all questions and potential concerns are raised with the surgeon in charge
• Communicating with clients regarding their animals care
• Ensuring detailed handovers are given between the day and night teams
• Complete handover documents in order to handover to the early ward team in the morning
• Listening to and supporting the ward co-ordinator in delivery of patient care
• Recovering patients from sedation/anaesthesia
• Using the in-house computer system to book discharge appointments, visits and clinician phone calls

They are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and approachable person who is a great team player but is also able to use their own initiative and self-motivate. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task with a flexible approach to working are a must.

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

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.