Head/Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team on a full-time permanent basis or on a shorter-term basis to cover maternity leave. We also welcome part time applications. Although we are a mixed practice the role would be primarily small animal and will include theatre work, nurse consultations and inpatient care. The full-time rota for this role will be:
• 40-hour week consisting of 8-hour shifts
• Additional 1 in 5 Saturday mornings
• 1 in 5 out of hours weekends

Foe an experienced Nurse who is interesting in progressing their career and who has a passion for leading and mentoring, the positoon of Head Nurse can also be available.

About Us

Fort William is a fantastic area for all types of outdoor pursuits. It is a safe community for bringing up a family with a direct train link to Glasgow and London. With our close team approach, we aim to provide outstanding client service and deliver the highest standard of clinical care and our Registered Veterinary Nurses play an important role in achieving this.
We are an 8 Veterinary Surgeon practice with 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 student Veterinary Nurses and support team. We are RCVS tier 2 accredited and a Registered Veterinary Nurse training practice. We have one main practice and one branch practice and also run mobile clinics where we visit various outlying communities around the area.
Working together and supporting each other as a team is central to the way we do things. We all put in 100% every day to give back to the local community by looking after the animals in our area in the best way that we can. We are proud to be a traditional mixed practice moving forward in a progressive way with our busy small animal side.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate must be a good team player who will fit in well with the rest of the Team. You will have a good rapport with clients and patients and experience would be wonderful, but we would also be happy to consider a new graduate.

• 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 wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

Job Details

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Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Fort William, United Kingdom

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