Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse or experienced 2nd year student to join a progressive, busy and well-equipped Tier 3 hospital. We are looking for a cheerful, new member of the team with a can do attitude to join a team of 9 nurses and 3 veterinary care assistants. Our hospital has a variety of surgical and medical cases, which will enable you to develop your nursing skills fully.

This is a full time fixed contract for one year, covering 40 hours per week and will include weekends with time off in lieu. Students will be able to attend college one day a week with accordance to their college. Your role is to act as a veterinary nurse within the nursing team which supplies surgical skill and nursing care to the veterinary team and results in excellent standards of patient and client care.

About Us

Vale Vets is a progressive, busy and well-equipped small animal veterinary hospital situated in the beautiful market town of Portishead near Bristol. ISFM cat-friendly, RWAF rabbit-friendly, we have a very high standard of care and customer service. We are equipped with various diagnostic and clinical tools, including laparoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasonography, digital radiography (including dental radiography), in-house laboratory, multi-parameter monitoring equipment and much more!

Applicant Requirements

Registered Veterinary Nurse or experienced student in their 2nd year of college. Five GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent) – these need to include English, Maths and a Science. The successful candidate will have experience in handling animals, have the ability to work in a team and the ability to stay calm under pressure when busy. Excellent client care and communication is essential.
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Job Details

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Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Portishead, North Somerset, United Kingdom

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