Registered Veterinary Nurse

Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
16 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Veterinary Nurse required at Scarsdale Vets, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire

The Role

We have an exciting vacancy for a registered Veterinary nurse to join
our team at Stapenhill. This is a full-time position of 41.5hrs a week including a share of evening and weekends. Part Time working hours would be considered but would this need to involve evening and weekend work. The successful applicant needs to be a good communicator, trustworthy and a team player.

You will join a friendly and supportive team of 8 vets and 8 nurses including an SVN. Our well-equipped surgery has facilities for medical and surgical care of patients, treating a varied case load of companion animals, birds, and exotics. Surgical caseload includes, neutering, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics and dentals.

The role involves a variety of first opinion practice roles including monitoring anaesthetics, assisting with imaging using radiography and ultrasound, completing laboratory samples, nurse clinics and assisting Vets consulting. There will be limited nurse consults at our Stretton branch however this is currently on hold due to coronavirus.

About Us

We are proud to offer outstanding care to pets and their owners in Staffordshire and surrounding areas. As well as having a central hospital with a referral centre and a dedicated night team, we have local practices such as Stapenhill and Stretton that are in the heart of the communities, offering first class care at a convenient location for pet owners. The modern equipment at Stapenhill and Stretton practices include digital x-ray, ultrasound, and dental x-ray. We have two operating theatres plus three consulting rooms so therefore provide an all-round service.

Being a local community practice, we have huge drive and determination to offer the best service. We are RCVS accredited for small animal general practice and we have a team of 8 vets supported by a number of qualified and experienced nurses, we also have client care advisors as the first point of contact with our patients and their people. We proactively run many clinics such as weight clinic, puppy and kitten development and positive practice visit all contributing to the delivery of outstanding healthcare to our friendly client base. Stapenhill is an ISFM silver cat friendly practice.

Working together as a bonded team we visualise you also becoming an integral part of the local community, very trusted to provide the absolute best care and advice available. We are a long-established team here and we greatly enjoy working with each other and the environment together. We provide a supportive environment for teaching and encourage continued growth and development.

Candidate Requirements

Required skills and experience….

  1. Nurse clinic knowledge would be advantage
  2. Interest in nutrition, weight management and preventative healthcare
  3. Stock control awareness
  4. Driving Licence
  5. Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

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 BH3422 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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