Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location
Bridgwater, Somerset
Posted
16 Apr 2021
Closes
16 May 2021
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us in our busy 1st opinion small animal veterinary practice in Bridgwater, Somerset. We are looking for someone to work an average of 40 hours per week with a 1 in 10 week night duty rota and 1 in 5 split weekend rota with time off in lieu.

This position will include varied roles in medical and surgical nursing, consulting and inpatient care working alongside a great team of Vets, RVNs, Student Nurses and Receptionists over 3 sites. A ‘normal’ working day will include, admitting patients, preparing for daily theatre ops, nurse consultations as well as monitoring in-patients, cleaning and patient discharges

Blake Vets can trace its roots back to around 1895 and originally had its premises in Bridgwater town centre before moving to its current purpose-built surgery on Showground Road, just off Taunton Road in 2004. We operate from sites in Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea, covering an area stretching from the Mendips to the Quantocks and from the Bristol Channel out across the Somerset Levels. We are a friendly hardworking team consisting of 2 CDs, 1 PM, 9 Vets, 8 RVNs, 6 SVNS, 1 ACA, and 9 Receptionists.

We pride ourselves in giving our clients and their pets a high standard of care so therefore excellent communication skills and team work, alongside being committed, friendly and reliable are a must.

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
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee well-being
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

To apply, please email your CV to Claire via the apply button or call 07741652975 for more information.

Thank you in advance.

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