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Dingwall - Conon Bridge

Registered Veterinary Nurse Conanvets Ltd Conon Bridge, Dingwall IV7 8AZ, UK

Practice Type: Mixed Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Min Offered: £ 25,500 per year GBP
RCVS Fees Funded CPD Discount for own pets Medical Insurance Pension
Posted on: 1 May 2024

New opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse at Conanvets.

Job Description

We are very excited to be in the position of looking for another RVN to join our friendly and supportive clinical team.

We will consider full or part-applicants.

A full-time position with a 40 hour week, working hours will be a shift pattern consisting of an 8 hour working day, Monday to Friday between 8am-8pm plus 1:6 Saturday mornings, 8am – 4pm on a TOIL basis. There are no OOH shifts or Sundays. The role will involve working in our main surgeries located in Conon Bridge and Dingwall, with the occasional opportunity to work in our picturesque, smaller consulting branches in Fortrose, Ullapool and Gairloch. Nurses are involved with, consulting, surgery, diagnostic imaging, laboratory tests, anaesthetics and in patient care. Nurses may also be involved with providing support for farm and equine care including xrays and endoscopy.

Recent graduates are very welcome and will be supported in the role, with further training as necessary. Previous experience working in a small animal practice is essential, mixed practice experience is a bonus, especially at lambing time!

Our ideal candidate would be a Clinical Supervisor but training is available.

We would expect the right candidate to have strong values, good communication skills and be a good team player with a positive attitude that is willing support their colleagues. We will support personal and clinical development. The practice proudly supports progression in your clinical interests, supporting in house training and CPD. We have in-house meetings and a regular clinical clubs to share CPD information and develop practice protocols.

Full driving license required.

Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience, starting at £25,500 per annum for a newly qualified nurse.

CPD encouraged and funded

RCVS/VDS fees paid.

33 days paid annual leave including public holidays.

Membership to BUPA employee assistance programme.

BUPA private healthcare

Company pension scheme

About us:

Conanvet is a long established, independent, RCVS accredited mixed practice. Our main branches are located approximately 20 minutes north of Inverness in Conon Bridge and Dingwall.

We have a busy, varied & interesting caseload, with no two days at Conanvet being the same!! We have digital DR xray, video endoscope, multiparameter (including capnography and ECG), hot air warming system, infusion pumps and syringe driver. We are constantly evolving and improving our standards of care.

Our clinical team consists of 16 vets, 10 RVNS and 3 SQPs. We are a RCVS approved training practice and currently have several Student Veterinary Nurses at various stages in training across the two surgeries.

We are located in the heart of the Highlands surrounded by beaches, mountains, lochs and forests. All these are easily accessible within a very short journey. Many of the staff enjoy wild swimming, kayaking, skiing, hill walking or cycling, the list is endless. There is also lots of lovely food and craft fairs and festivals.

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