Night Nurse - Gloucestershire - Ref RL10493

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




Our clients are currently looking for a Night RVN to join their friendly and supportive team in Gloucestershire. The main purpose of the post is to provide out of hours nursing support within the small animal hospital. You will be responsible for the nursing care and treatment of hospitalised patients as well as assisting with emergency procedures as required. You will also be responsible for providing nursing assistance for the Out of Hours service. This role is 7 nights on/off shift 7pm-7am – equivalent to 38.5 hours per week. Principal Accountabilities: ▪ Assisting veterinary surgeons, students and other staff with in-patient care throughout the referral hospital to include restraint and support for clinical procedures and emergency cases. ▪ Independently carry out nursing duties within the intensive care unit and medical and surgical wards to a high standard such as monitoring critical care patients. ▪ Ensure and effective and smooth handover of inpatient during morning and evening rounds ▪ Ensure adequate nursing plans and inpatient records are set up and reassessed as required in relation to the patient’s requirements ▪ Ability to demonstrate and perform laboratory skills within the unit ▪ Teaching of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates, to include clinical coach training if appropriate. ▪ Ensuring cleanliness and hygiene are maintained within the unit ▪ Plus much more! You will have two years in veterinary practice or ability to prove similar levels of knowledge and experience. You will be able to carry out veterinary nursing duties. Confidence and experience in effective handling and restraint of animals. Qualifications in Advanced Emergency and Critical Care or similar is desirable. You will be able to communicate effectively with clients. You will have the ability to work within a team as well as independently. You will have a flexible approach to work and the eligibility to work in the UK. For more information call directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to

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