Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team in Livingston. This is a full-time role working 40 hours a week over 5 days per week and 2 in 8 Saturdays with a day off in lieu and paid breaks. Our Veterinary Nurses are involved in a varied rota including theatre shifts, in patients, consulting and pharmacy shifts. We always encourage our Veterinary Nurses to use all of their skills in our busy practice and actively encourage CPD.

About Us

We are a purpose built and well-equipped modern clinic (digital and dental x-ray, laser therapy, ultrasound, in house lab, full surgical and dental facilities) situated in a lovely area within easy commute for Glasgow and Edinburgh. We are a well-established RCVS accredited small animal practice with a fantastic team of 14 Veterinary Nurses, 2 Veterinary Care Assistants and 9 Veterinary Surgeons. Our team is friendly and supportive who all work well together. There are several Veterinary Surgeons with specialist certificates (medicine and surgery) and Veterinary Nurses with specialist interests and certificates including Feline medicine, ECC, Anaesthesia, Behaviour, Wildlife, and clinical coaching.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will be experienced, as we are busy practice. We are looking for a Veterinary Nurse who can contribute to our team, is able to work independently and is resilient enough to retain a sense of humour, even in exceptionally busy times.

• 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

Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom

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