Night and Vet Assistant

Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Posted
17 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Ref
Night Vet/Feldon
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Night Vet & Assistant Vet – Feldon Veterinary Centre, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

We are looking for a day vet and a dedicated night vet at our Feldon Veterinary Centre. This clinic’s exciting transition into a 24 hour hospital has created two new roles! 

We are looking for someone with at least a year’s experience to join us as an assistant vet. We need you to have strong surgical skills and a passion about patient and client care.

The night role will suit a candidate with experience in ECC whose heart is in dealing with critical care patients. This position will involve working 26 weeks of the year on an attractive 7 nights on, 7 nights off rota with a full-time salary and benefits.

Our hospital has 3 consult rooms, 1 dental room, a theatre, imaging room and separate cat and dog kennel areas as well as isolation kennels and recovery kennels in a large prep room with 2 additional work stations. We have an experienced team of 4 day vets, 12 nurses and 4 receptionists.
We use isoflurane anaesthesia with piped gas and extensive monitoring equipment including multi-perameter monitors on all anaesthesia machines. We have the use of a ventilator in theatre. We have the facilities to perform laparoscopic and thorascopic procedures, and perform laparoscopic ovariectomies routinely.

We have CR digital radiography and DR dental radiography, and an ultrasound machine capable of excellent abdominal and cardiac scans. We have a flexible and rigid endoscope, constant-rate infusion pumps, blood pressure machines, lactate monitor, in house biochemistry and haematology, and tonometry. We perform most soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures including TTA.

We have nurses with advanced diploma qualifications and vets with certificates in surgery, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, endoscopy & endosurgery, emergency medicine and dermatology.

All our clinics share the same software so you will have full access to the patients’ history at all times. Case continuity guaranteed!

Feldon Veterinary Centre is a modern veterinary hospital which offers a safe and secure working environment in the beautiful town of Royal Leamington Spa in Warwickshire. It is close to Stratford-upon-Avon and its theatres, next to Warwick and the university with Warwick Arts Centre. The NEC and Birmingham are hubs for great music and events.

  • Salary & benefits:
  • Very competitive salary
  • Accommodation or £6,600 accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for night role)
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities
  • Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available
  • Eyecare and childcare vouchers available
  • Colleague of the month awards, Hill’s staff feeding scheme, plus many more benefits available

For further information and to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Nicola by clicking the apply button.

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