First Opinion and Hospital Veterinary Nurse - Northamptonshire - Ref BP11306

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




My client is looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse who wants to further their career by joining the existing highly skilled and supportive team. This position is working in the first opinion and hospital team, working alongside a surgical and medical referral team. This role has a mixture of early and late shifts - these are worked on a weekly rota covering general surgery and nurse appointments. Also, a rota working on wards looking after day and hospitalised patients. The role includes emergency work and critical care nursing. The practice has the opportunities to nurse a variety of cases and can have a high case load from different areas. They are looking for someone who is driven and able to work on their own initiative. Salary range starts at £20,000 for a new grad then £23000-£26000 depending on experience.

There is a large kennel area, including a cattery, an isolation suite and a large prep room that is shared with the surgical referral team. They have a fully equipped in house lab. You will be working alongside vets that are certificate holders in ophthalmology and dentistry. This position has the opportunities for career progression including becoming a Clinical Coach. They provide a great CPD budget with monthly in-house CPD. Staff car park is also available onsite.

Experience working in a first opinion practice and a passion for high standard treatment is essential. Full on the job training will be given. A full driving licence is needed as you may be required to drive the practice ambulance to collect animals from other sites.

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

• Plus much more

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