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Newport - Langstone

Registered Veterinary Nurse Alphavet Referrals Langstone, Newport NP18 2LH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Contract, Full Time
Posted on: 30 Apr 2021

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to work alongside our referral veterinary surgeons (certificate holders). You will complete the GA and/or scrub in for orthopaedic and spinal referrals, as well as the occasional first opinion GA or scrubbing in to assist with Laparoscopic speys. The role would also include prepping patients for surgery, cleaning and sterilising orthopaedic kit, assisting with radiography and consultations.

We are both an orthopaedic and spinal referral as well as a first opinion veterinary centre. We carry out procedures including Hemilaminectomy, TPLO, fracture repairs, lateral suture, arthroscopy, arthrodesis, Laparoscopic speys and many more. We have up to date equipment including a new ultrasound, DR x-rays, scope (both rigid and flexible) and multiparameter monitoring units.

We are looking for someone who is competent and confident at general anaesthetics, maintaining orthopaedic kit, and someone who can work as part of a team and on their own initiative. You will have a passion for gold standard care and be happy to work closely with the current referral team of nurses and vets.

Benefits (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 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.

Reference: 2579

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