Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team at our Rissington branch. You will be the sole nurse to assist the vet with operations on a daily basis and you will also be working on reception during consulting times. On some days you will be asked to open the branch and close the branch which includes cashing up. We are a large, friendly and supportive team who encourages CPD and specialist certificates. This is a full time position working Monday-Friday with no weekends or OOH.

About Us

We are looking for a nurse that will be mainly based at our Rissington branch located near Bourton-On-The-Water. Dragon Vets Rissington is a fairly recent new addition to Dragon Vets since 2018. It is fully equipped with a digital x-ray machine, laboratory and theatre. Dragon Vets at the Racecourse are a RCVS tier 2 small animal surgery and recognised training practice with access to modern anaesthetic monitoring equipment including capnography, non-invasive blood pressure monitoring, ECG, pulse-oximetry. We perform many procedures in-house including laparoscopic spays and biopsies alongside many other soft-tissue and orthopaedic procedures. We provide a full laboratory services including blood gas monitoring and microscopy, digital XRAY (DR), modern ultrasonography and CT scanning.

Applicant Requirements

We are ideally looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse who has post-qualification experience. In addition to your excellent clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people oriented person who is willing to help and support your colleagues.

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 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

Upper Rissington, United Kingdom

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