Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse - near Hailsham


Julie Powell
Our client is a small animal practice based in a growing market town, close to an area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 7 miles from the coast with excellent train links to Brighton and London Victoria nearby. The team are now looking for a Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

This is PSS accredited (General Practice) and a Veterinary Nurse Training Centre who are dedicated to high quality care. Well equipped with excellent digital X-ray facilities, high quality ultrasound, dental X-ray, iM3 dental station and up to date anaesthetic monitoring, along with regularly updated, team- driven policies and protocols ensure standards are met whilst also maintaining job satisfaction. The in-house laboratory includes a full range of Idexx analysers, Class IV K-laser is used both post-operatively and during VN clinics. Separate cattery, kennel and isolation areas plus an outdoor exercise area offer excellent in-patient facilities.

There is a team of 5.5 FTE vets, 6.2FTE VNs and 8 support staff in client care and management includes PGCert holders in Medicine and Surgery and an NHS Leadership Academy Award holder -all CPD supported. This confirms the clinics commitment to support professional development and personal growth in both clinical and non-clinical areas for all team members and as such they have been awarded the ‘Investor in People’ status for over 17 years.

The role is varied, with theatre work, kennels, laboratory duties and nurse clinics equally shared amongst the team. There will be some client care and administrative duties. A full-time role, the nurses work a 4 day week with a fixed day off and work a weekend rota of 2 Saturdays from 6, working one Saturday 8.30-3.30 then one 8.30-12.30 with no other OOH, weekend or Bank Holiday work.

You will be cheerful and motivated, with drive and enthusiasm to fit into the friendly working environment. You will be a team player, a proactive individual with an adaptable friendly personality, skilful with patients and great with clients. Driving license is essential for this role. Insurance experience would be beneficial.

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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