Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse near Southampton


Julie Powell

Our client is a small but busy practice located on the beautiful Hampshire Coast Line, enjoying the tranquility of small-town life whilst being located between two major cities, Southampton and Portsmouth. The clinic pride themselves on preventative medicine and aiming to provide gold standard care, being able to offer many in-house procedures than would normally require costly referral. They have a friendly, compassionate, supportive team of vets and nurses, who regularly enjoy social events together outside of work. In terms of toys, we have ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, DR radiography, Dental radiography, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, Surgical laser, 4 Anaesthetic monitors, Orthopaedic equipment including MMP and SOP kits.

There is a team of 4 full time and 2 part time vets. They have a certificate holder in Cardiology who is also studying towards a Medicine Certificate. They do most things in-house orthopaedics, including MMP's, MPL, fracture repair and the majority of medicine investigations. There are vets trained to perform Laparoscopic procedures. There are 2 managers, 5 qualified nurses and 3 trainee nurses at all levels of their training (they have been a nurse training practice for the past 23 years) and 2 receptionists.

This role is due to the team of 8 nurses expanding and due to a busy and varied caseload, including laparoscopy, orthopaedics, BOAS and cardiology. The perfect candidate will be enthusiastic in contributing to the ongoing development of nurse clinics, student training, community events and in delivering the highest level of customer care. This is a full-time role, with no night duties and 1:6 weekends. CPD is encouraged and funded. Salary up to 30,000 depending on experience. The clinic encourages a good work life balance and team bonding with regular funded social outings. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic RVN who is looking to develop and utilise their skills. Clinical coach training would be beneficial or be willing to complete.

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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