Full Time Wards Registered Veterinary Nurse North of Bournemouth


Julie Powell
Our client is a multidisciplinary referral centre currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of the facilities. Based just North of Bournemouth they are now looking for a Wards Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice is located in the South of England close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by Tripadvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London.

The existing wards team is a nurse lead department consisting of dedicated wards nurses, rotating nurses, student veterinary nurses and veterinary care assistants who provide 24 hour care to the hospitalised patients and work alongside all other departments within the hospital.
This is a rewarding role within the ward department providing care and treatment plans to hospitalised patients. You will be working alongside multiple departments, which allows a varied and rewarding nursing role, in a purpose designed ward department with continued development and funding. As a department, the team are always striving for the best for patients and in the development of the nursing team.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Working alongside clinicians, nurses, physio and VCAs to provide nursing plans and care
• Involvement in diverse cases from routine surgery to intensive care cases
• Involvement in aiding in research and development within the veterinary sector in multiple disciplines, as well as supported self-clinical progression

The position is full time, working 3 x 7am-7:30pm set shifts per week and 1:5 weekends Saturday and Sunday 7am-7:30pm. There is no on call, night shifts or sole charge requirements. Salary range 23,800 - 28,800 depending on additional qualifications and experience.
Minimum requirements are for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse with current RCVS registration, as full training in a referral setting will be provided. Applicants who possess experience in similar settings and/or with further qualifications are also welcome, with salaries to reflect.

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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