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Registered Veterinary Nurse Sussex Coast Vets, Beaufort Road Beaufort Rd, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 6PL, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 13 Jun 2022

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Sussex Coast Vets, Beaufort Road

Job Description

About the Role

As a Registered Veterinary Nurse, you will be part of a multi-group practice which includes a 24-hour branch caring for inpatients overnight and taking emergencies 24/7 from our own branches at Sussex Coast Vets, as well as from other Veterinary practices in the area. You will work closely with the team across all five branches providing a high level of patient and client care, supporting out Veterinary Surgeons, trainee Nurses and support team to provide an all-round quality service. 

This is a full-time role with varying shift patterns, working 1 in 6 weekends with no OOH, however part-time will also be considered. 


Salary for the role is up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience. 

About us

Sussex Coast Vets is a well-established 24-hour practice in Bexhill-on-Sea and a part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area. We provide out-of-hour emergency care to several practices in the area. Recently refurbished, the clinic is equipped with the full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, and excellent facilities.

East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines, and an abundance of choice within the art, sports, and leisure scenes, with something to suit everyone! We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London, and Gatwick airport.

About the Team and Culture

Here at Sussex Coast Vets, we are seeking new team members who have an innovative attitude and want to be a part of an exciting time of team growth and maintaining our reputable service. We have a team of 25 to 35 talented people across the group, from Veterinary Surgeons, to Registered and Trainee Student Nurses, as well as our Receptionist and Support team function, which complete the team at Sussex Coast Vets.  
We welcome vets with a range of experience to Sussex Coast, including those with interests in orthopaedics, exotics, ultrasonography, and emergency care. We have embedded a supportive culture at Sussex Coast, allowing for investment in our employee’s skill set and specific interests through further study, clinical case exposure and training.

Applicant Requirements

The successful applicant will ideally be an RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse. The ideal candidate will ideally have experience working in similar environment. However, the role is suitable for anyone looking to develop their nursing skills and looking for a new challenge, including newly qualified nurses. Full training will be given in all areas. Having excellent communication skills, the ability to work well within a team and a strong work ethic is essential. 

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Birthday leave

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • VDS cover

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Service-related company sick pay

  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

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 and quote reference BH5804.

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