Veterinary Job

Surrey - Englefield Green

Registered Veterinary Nurse Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Englefield Green, Windsor SL4 2JN, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 24,750 - £ 28,050 per year GBP
Posted on: 8 Nov 2018

28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year

Job Description

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to assist the veterinary surgeons in the examination and treatment of animals in the home. There is one permanent role available and one 12 month fixed-term basis role covering maternity leave available.
The salary for this role is:

£24,750 - £28,050* per annum depending on experience.

E.g.: Newly qualified: £24,750* per annum,

1+ years’ experience: £25,850* per annum,

2+ years’ experience: £26,950* per annum,

3+ years’ experience: £28,050* per annum

*All salaries inclusive of a pensionable, non-contractual 10% market rate supplement

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Clinic Team

The Veterinary Clinic team is responsible for the health and welfare of all animals across Battersea’s three sites. The team achieves this through providing high standards of veterinary care in all clinical procedures, operative surgery, preventative medicine and infection control, and through assistance and guidance on all matters of veterinary care to other departments within the Home. The Clinic is also an approved training centre for student veterinary nurses.
What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year

  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution

  • Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£120), optical (£120), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£300) every year

  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans

  • Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes

  • Life insurance

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.

For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting our online application portal. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised.

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