Registered Veterinary Nurse (newly qualified or 2nd year student) - Durham - Ref RL12375

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Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Our clients have an exciting opportunity for an experienced 2nd Year Veterinary Nurse Student or Newly Qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse with a high standard of clinical and client care. The role includes anaesthesia/theatre, inpatient care and consults including admissions and discharges. The Veterinary Nurses are also involved in dispensing medication and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment. The successful applicant will work a 40-hour week with 1 in 6 Saturdays. The right candidate will work 4-5 days per week. The shift patterns generally will be four long days but there is some flexibility with this. There are no out of hours or on call work. They have ten veterinary surgeons, nine registered veterinary nurses, two student veterinary nurses and two auxiliary nurses. Working alongside them they have an excellent and experienced receptionist team as well as a supportive admin team who takes care of financial matters including insurance. The practice puts quality above quantity, this is to make sure patients get excellent care and to make sure staff have a nice working environment. This vacancy would suit a Registered Veterinary Nurse or a confident second year Student Veterinary Nurse. You must be eligible to work in the UK and have a good level of general nursing and communication skills. The most important attributes are a good work ethic and willingness to work within a team. Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata: Up to £5000 relocation allowance Increasing holiday based on length of service CPD paid days and allowance Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay Birthday leave RCVS Membership paid VDS cover Discounted veterinary fees Various discounts including retail & gym memberships Cycle to Work scheme Service-related company sick pay Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing Relocation packages Career progression opportunities Free flu jabs For more information call directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to

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