Veterinary Job

University of London - University College London - University of London - University College London

Registered Veterinary Nurse Royal Veterinary College, University of London University of London - University College London, Kings Cross, London WC1H 0PY, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Min Offered: £ 28,400 per year GBP
Posted on: 7 Dec 2018

Job Description

Veterinary Nurse (Nights)

Camden/Kings Cross, North London

Salary: £28.4k - £31.7k per annum inclusive of London Weighting, Night Supplement and Market Supplement

The Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital is the first opinion small animal teaching hospital for the Royal Veterinary College. Our Hospital is patient focused, making animal welfare a top priority. We hold the gold standard accreditation for rabbit and cat friendly practice from the RWAF and ISFM respectively and promote low stress handling for all patients. Our progressive attitude towards veterinary care and the role of the veterinary nurse means we offer high standards of first opinion services and nurse led inpatient care.

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to be part of a team working through the night, to manage and monitor in-patients and deal with emergency situations, using your nursing skills in all aspects of our busy first opinion practice; delivering the best level of comprehensive overnight care and customer service to our patients, clients and the veterinary community. You should be able to remain equally self-motivated and productive, during shifts which may be pressured or may offer the chance to tackle infrequent jobs.

With a rolling shift pattern of 4 nights on then 4 off, this role offers an excellent opportunity to advance your medical nursing techniques and develop your teaching skills, working alongside our team of clinicians, most of whom are Cert AVP holders. The role will suit any nurses wishing to pursue further study in a supportive learning environment, with a desire to further improve industry standards through teaching and offers free access to RVC CPD.

The Hospital is located within walking distance of Camden, Euston and Kings Cross Stations, we have a spacious, modern facilities, with separate species specific clinical areas, offering routine and non-routine first opinion small animal procedures. We provide high quality veterinary care to the local community, as well as exotics referral services, with all team members receiving practical exotics training from our dedicated and experienced exotics team and our specialist Vets. We also run a shelter medicine and accessible care teaching program with our charity partners, in support of our objectives for clinical service, teaching, and research.

The successful applicant will be passionate about providing a high level of client and patient care, supporting our out-of-hour needs, sharing knowledge with colleagues and students and have strong clinical experience. Experience in working with exotic & small mammal patients would be an advantage.

Regular in- house training is provided in conjunction with access to external CPD and we offer a generous reward package.

 

If you are enthusiastic, motivated and want to provide high quality clinical care this is the job for you. 

 

To discuss the role further or to arrange a chat with a member of our nursing team, contact Sheila White, Hospital Administration Manager on 0207 387 8134 or sewhite@rvc.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is 20th January 2019

Interviews are likely to be held after 20th January 2019

 

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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