Night Veterinary Nurse

Oakham, Rutland
15 Jul 2021
15 Aug 2021

Night Veterinary Nurse required at Oakham Veterinary Hospital, Oakham, Rutland

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Night Nurse to join
our team here at Oakham Veterinary Hospital! Supporting the duty vet, our night nurses provide full gold-standard nursing to the patients in our care. We have a wide and varied caseload, and the night-nurse is able to put into practice their emergency and critical-care experience & skills.


3 nights per week: Sunday, Monday & Tuesday. Working shifts, not sleeping shifts

About Us

We offer extensive hospital facilities and diagnostic equipment, including CT. We offer a complete veterinary service, from preventa-
tive health to specialist surgery with the very latest 'state of the art' equipment. We have a clinical association with the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science giving us
access to the expertise from leading veterinary specialists.

About the Team and Culture

Our clinical team currently consists of 10 RVNs, a 2nd year student, a HCA and a hospital assistant. We have 9 vets, ranging from certificate holders in cardiology, medicine, surgery and dentistry through to new graduates. Our team, including the customer care and support teams,
are all dedicated to deliver the very best of veterinary care and service.

Candidate Requirements

A minimum of 3 years' post-qualification experience in emergency & critical care is essential, preferably gained whilst working nights. Experience in providing full gold-standard nursing to in-patients and emergency cases is essential.

Candidates should demonstrate effective communication skills, both orally and written. They should be enthusiastic, self-motivated and resilient, demonstrating a passion for providing excellent nursing care

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 LGBTQ+ 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. Please quote BH3414 when applying for this role.

To apply, please email your CV to Amy via the apply button or call 07856426902 for more information.

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