Veterinary Nurse

The Role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Rufford Veterinary Group! 
 
We are looking for a good team player who wants to complement our team, who has an interest in inpatient care, surgery, dentistry, x-rays, clinics, client’s communications and the general day to day running of small animal practice. 
 
You will see a good and varied caseload which will encourage you to utilise the skill set you have acquired along your career path thus far. We in return encourage you to develop these skills further by supporting you with CPD funding for certificates in areas of interest and mutual benefit.
No 2 days are the same! 
 

The Rota: 

You will work a varied rota with a 1:5 weekend, minimal OOH allowing for a good work, life balance.
 

About us

We are a small animal first opinion practice located in a coastal town, near local amenities, bars and restaurants.
 
We have :-
•    Digital xrays
•    Modern Ultrasound/ ECG machine
•    Multi parameter 
•    Ultrasonic dental machine
•    Many modern equipment sources to assist with inpatient care. 
 
The teams have taken part in tough mudder and three peak challenges over the years and are a social bunch with a varying age range and varying levels of experience from 20yrs+ to just qualified, we support our local schools by doing presentations/school visits when Covid isn’t a factor!
 

The Winning Candidate

A positive mental attitude towards supporting student nurses in their progression.

Clinical coaching desirable or an interest in becoming one.
A willingness to participate in nurse clinic role, opportunity to lead in this area. 

A team of 13 nursing staff consisting of RVN’s/SVN’s/VCA’s/AUX staff.
VN staff hold ECC cert/ VNES Cert/ NCert AnBeh / Dermatology. RVN’s are encouraged to improve in their area of interest and encouraged to implement their skills in practice.

Many more of our surgeons currently undertaking certificates in surgery and medicine. 
Surgeons also have interests in exotics / dermatology / cardiology /acupuncture / orthopaedic work.
 

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 LGBTQ+ 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. Apply below or by following this link;

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