Registered Nurse

3 days left

Zetland Vets
Redland, Bristol
09 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Due to the movement of one of our lovely nurses into a non-clinical
role, we are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to become our Deputy Head Nurse and assist our Head Nurse in the smooth running of our nursing and hospital team. We are a large practice with eight satellite branches. We have high level of inpatient care and Vets Now on site to cover our out of hours and bank holidays. We have a great friendly team, and really interesting case load, with multiple vets and nurses with certi-ficates. Further training in areas of interest is always supported.

Responsibilities of this role include lab manager and work experience placement co-ordinator, as well and nursing duties to include inpatient care, theatre and nurse consults. The role is 40 hours a week over 4 or 5 days with 1 in 8 Saturday shift (8hrs) that are paid double time. No night or bank holiday are involved. If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service then we would love to hear from you.

Our great, enthusiastic clinical team consists of 8 vets, 6 nurses and 3 student nurses. We are located near the city centre of Bristol. Zetland is a very friendly, high standard first opinion team that fully works up medical cases and performs various surgery. The hospital is well equipped with laparoscopy, ultrasound, radiography, echocardiography and on site lab with biochemistry and haematology machines.

We are a friendly team, 8 vets, 6 nurses and 3 student nurses. Qualifications across the team include ISFM feline nursing, dog behaviour, Feline dental, Emergency and Critical Care, PGC in feline practice and surgery certificate.

We are looking for a friendly nurse who enjoys working as part of a
team and ideally has experience working to a high standard in veterinary nursing. We are a teaching hospital so ideally you will be a Clinical Coach and be confident with all aspects of nursing (surgery/Anaesthesia, inpa-tient care, nurse clinics, lab work) to help support our students. Previous management experience is ideal but not necessary as training can be provided on the job.

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.

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