Full Time Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse - near Southampton


Julie Powell
Our client has two sites between Portsmouth and Southampton and one in the beautiful medieval village of Bishop's Waltham - home to a famous medieval palace. They are now looking for a Full Time Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

Both clinics are well equipped with ultrasound, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, endoscopy and Idexx laboratory machines (Catalyst and Procyte) and they have two consulting rooms at each site as well as dedicated theatres. The best thing about the clinic is not the equipment, it is the team. There are 6 FTE veterinary surgeons with experience ranging from 3-36 years qualified, all of which are excellent, all-round clinicians. They have 10 FTE nurses across the two sites allowing them to provide a 3:1 support to surgeon ratio. They also have 4 FTE receptionists across the two sites and multiple official veterinarians.

The duties will include nursing of hospitalised patients, anesthesia, imaging, laboratory work including cytology and running blood samples, scope for schedule three surgery, blood sampling and placing cannulas. The role is Monday to Friday between 07:45 and 19:00 ,2:8 Saturday 8-12 (hours off set to total average 40 hours per week). There are no OOH’s.

The team consists of:
6 FTE Vets
4 FTE Veterinary Receptionists

They are looking for a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse with experience in Small Animal clinics. The candidate must have confidence and competence in running anaesthesia alone, nursing clinics and experience nursing a wide variety of species including but not limited to cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small furries.

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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