We are currently looking for a Senior Surgery Nurse to join our friendly team in Ringwood, Hampshire. This is a full-time role working an average of 40 hours over 5 days with a 1:5 on call rota (including weekend). As a senior surgery nurse, you will work alongside our surgery and anaesthesia team, comprising both dedicated and rotating surgery nurses and veterinary care assistants. A varied caseload including orthopaedics, neurosurgery, soft tissue, cardiac surgical intervention, and imaging, allows the chance to further your anaesthesia and surgical skills. The role also involves supporting the Head of Department and deputising in their absence, supervising, and organising the surgical nursing team and assisting with the running of the day. Applicants should have a high attention to detail and be willing to contribute to the training, supervision and development of veterinary nurses, interns, student veterinary nurses and veterinary care assistants within the department.
Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is a multidisciplinary referral centre currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of the facilities. The practice is located in the South of England close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by TripAdvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London. We have can offer a great work-life balance, great teamwork, and a happy family friendly working environment.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
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.
Ringwood, Hampshire, United Kingdom