Weekend Vet Nurse

Recruiter
Vets Now
Location
Gillingham, Kent
Salary
Up to £15ph plus benefits
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Sector
Industry, Practice
Contract Type
Permanent

Contact Details

Weekend Vet Nurse

Up to £15ph plus benefits

Thrive on saving lives and making a lasting difference? At Vets Now Gillingham you can

We are at the forefront of emergency and critical care, making a real difference and saving the lives of pets each and every day. Working as an emergency Vet Nurse will expose you to a diverse range of cases that you simply won’t see in general practice. Be the Vet Nurse you trained to be, with a full and supportive team. 

Working weekends? Yes, but it’s still the most rewarding job in the industry

Let’s be honest, working as an out-of-hours emergency Vet Nurse is challenging yet rewarding. Our clinics see a diverse range of cases – a career in emergency and critical care will test your clinical skills. Weekends at Vets Now tend to be the busiest period enabling you to save pet’s lives at a time they need it most.

Vets Now are looking for dynamic Vet Nurses who are passionate about saving lives and able to commit to as little as one shift per month. Whether you are balancing a busy lifestyle, raising a family, studying, looking to earn extra income or simply missing the thrill of emergency cases, weekend working could be perfect for you. 

Stand out from the crowd

We take pride and integrity in the work that we do and that’s why we are committed to investing in the career progression of our people. In return for your talent and commitment, we offer a generous CPD allowance, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. For those more experienced candidates, support is available to gain the VTS (ECC). We will also cover VDS and RCVS fees.

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Comprehensive CPD allowance
  • Pension contributions
  • Professional membership fees
  • 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes

Your Opportunity

Our Gillingham clinic covers charity work plus private caseload. Large, positive, dedicated team of Vets, Nurses, ACAs and Receptionists. Although there is a busy caseload additional Vets and Nurses are in the staffing model. We are looking for a RCVS registered Vet Nurse to relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings, especially during busy nights and weekends. If you’re looking for routine operations and daytime hours, this isn’t the job for you.

To find out how Vets Now Gillingham can take your career to the next level contact Kira on 01383 841181 or email kira.heggie@vets-now.com

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