Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse - Cheltenham


Julie Powell
Our client has a recently refurbished practice based near Cheltenham and are looking for a Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice is well equipped and has a digital x-ray machine, laboratory and theatre with operations taking place daily, and is practice standards core level. This is a busy first opinion practice, regularly performing referral level work such as TPLO's, thoracotomies and imaging such as CT, endoscopy and echocardiography. There are several RCVS Advanced practitioners in small animal surgery, cardiology and internal medicine and some Nurses hold qualifications in nutrition and behaviour. The amazing team consists of 20 Veterinary Surgeons across all 6 branches, 25 Veterinary Nurses, 2 Veterinary Care Assistants, 13 Veterinary Receptionists and a strong admin team.

This is a full-time role offering 36 hours Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 7pm plus 1:4 Saturdays 8am-1pm. The ideal candidate will also be able to cover at other branches as the sole nurse along with another Vet and receptionist.

The ideal candidate will be cheerful, confident in all areas of nursing and be very client-focused. It is particularly important to have excellent communication skills and in additional to medical/surgical nursing; you will be expected to take part in nursing consultations, providing the highest standards of veterinary care to clients. This is a varied role offering excellent experience in a high-end first opinion practice. You may be responsible for the hand overs to and from the OOH’s team who deal with a wide variety of urgent and critical medical and surgical cases.

The ideal candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS. This role would suit a nurse that enjoys all areas of practice and enjoys both working as part of a large or smaller team. Experience and confidence is essential.

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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