Salary: Up to £26,633 DOE
Type of Work: Registered Veterinary Nurse
Package:This fantastic package includes:
- CPD paid days and allowance
- Birthday leave
- RCVS Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Career progression opportunities
If you are a qualified registered veterinary nurse who is seeking variety in your career then our client have the perfect opportunity for you. Supporting the theatre team by delivering and monitoring prescribed anaesthesia/sedation for referral patients from the surgical, neurology, ophthalmology and medicine disciplines, you will be an integral team member. They use multi-parameter monitors to monitor patients under anaesthesia, reporting any problems to the specialist anaesthetists. Other than anaesthesia they also take on a circulating theatre nurse role. This involves preparing each theatre for surgery with the correct equipment, preparing the patient and personnel for theatre, maintaining sterility during surgery and assisting with theatre equipment. All their theatre nurses are highly skilled due to the in-depth training available. They would be looking for the successful applicant to start with us as soon as possible.
The working hours for this role are varied and could be between 7.30am and 7pm (with one late working from 9.30am to 7pm). They offer full-time RVNs a 4 day working week (38hrs) in the interest of providing a healthy work-life balance for their team. They will also consider part-time applications. You will be required to take part in the weekend rota working a 1 in 6 full weekends from 7.45am to 6pm, 2 lieu days would be given the following week in exchange for the weekend work. They have a bank holiday rota in place which means their nursing team are required to work 1 or 2 bank holidays a year. There would also be a requirement to take part in an on-call rota, further information on this would be discussed at interview.
They offer a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Their diagnostics and treatments are second to none and have many highly trained and experienced colleagues to ensure that their patients receive the very best treatment. Their fantastic facilities provide a superb care environment, including 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite, 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemo & radio-iodine treatment rooms define the setting.
Required skills and experience
1. Qualified RVN
2. Professional confidence
3. Experience of working on call
Would be good to have
1. Referral experience
2. Knowledge in anaesthesia
3. Knowledge in theatre practice
4. Good sense of humour
5. Passion and enthusiasm for the job
APPLY NOW BELOW
If this role is not quite right for you but you are looking for a new permanent or temporary position, please see ALL JOBS.
You can also contact us via email on [email protected] or call +44 (0) 1218 177 864 to speak to your personal area advisor.
TheVetService.com is a global digital vet job platform providing all your career needs in the veterinary industry.
Our Services Include:
Clinical Jobs – Locum and Permanent Opportunities for vets and nurses in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Northern Ireland and the Republic Of Ireland.
Commercial Jobs – Industry and commercial roles from sales to technical advisory positions within many corporate and independent businesses active in the veterinary industry. From Pharmaceutical, wholesaler to financial positions your next step in your career is just a click away.
Education – Flexible, Cost Effective Digital Professional Development.
Register today for your free digital portal access and support from one of our expert team on contracts, visas, legislation and payment advice amongst other things.
All conversations are of course confidential.