Ward Veterinary Nurse for Referral Hospital in Buckinghamshire


Steph Ward
Our client in Buckinghamshire are looking for a Ward Veterinary Nurse to join their Hospital team on a full time basis. Salary range 24,000 - 28,000.

The hospital is operational 24 hours per day, 365 days a year abd is able to offer the most advanced treatment options available for orthopeadic, neurology, cardiology and soft tissue cases. Facilities include on-site 1.5T MRI and CT scanner suites, a variety if joint replacement systems, electro diagnostics and a full complement of the latest radiography and arthroscopy equipment.

The role will include:

• Nursing patients to a gold standard level in every discipline/ward on a rotation basis
• Ensuring all questions and potential concerns are raised with the surgeon in charge
• Communicating with clients regarding their animals care
• Ensuring detailed handovers are given between teams
• Listening to and supporting the ward co-ordinator in delivery of patient care
• Recovering patients from sedation/anaesthesia
• Discharging patients back to owners, going through medication and discharge instructions

The team are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and approachable person who is a great team player but is also able to use their own initiative and self-motivate. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task with a flexible approach to working are a must. All candidates must be Registered Veterinary Nurses.

Salary range 24,000 - 28,000

Benefits (subject to pro rata)
• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• 550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.