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Cumbria - Cleator Moor

Registered Veterinary Nurse Galemire Vets Cleator Moor CA25 5QX, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Pay Range: £ 24,000 - £ 26,000 per year GBP
Posted on: 24 Nov 2021

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Galemire Vets

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team in Cheshire. We are a small animal practice who see a varied case load every day. The role will include general nursing duties, monitoring anaesthetics, nurse consultations, pet care and some reception work. Minimal cleaning will also be included.

There is a full-time role working a 40 hour week over 4 days and a part time role working a 20 hour week over 2 days. Both roles require working 1 in 7 weekends which will be paid as overtime. There will be no out of hours required for these roles. Whether on ward, surgery, admitting and discharging patients, nurse clinics or assisting the vets in prep/consult, your day will be challenging but enjoyable! We pride ourselves on our patient and customer care and supporting the reception team is essential by answering the telephone and assisting with customer queries. We will be looking to re-introduce our nurse clinics soon after lockdown restrictions lift and are looking for someone with new ideas to expand our offering for customers and pets alike. 

Salary is £24,000-£26,000 depending on experience. 

About Us

Here at Galemire Vets we have more toys than a nursery! We offer excellent facilities including

ultrasound, digital radiography and endoscopy. Our well-equipped surgery has facilities to take care

of medical and surgical cases treating a varied case load of companion animals and some exotics.

Based in Cleator Moor, the Lake District is just a short drive away, this is perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors. We are also close to the small town of Workington which is home to plenty of shops and activities.

We currently have 7FTE Vets, 6FTE RVN's, SVN's and AVA, housekeeper and a fantastic support team! Our Clinical Director is known for bringing in lovely, homegrown fresh fruit and vegetables and our staff room is always full of sweets and biscuits as we know this is an essential.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate would be an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse, preferably from a Small animal background however, we are still open to graduate and less experienced Vet Nurse applicants too.
The successful candidates should be comfortable with all aspects of veterinary nursing, you must also be confident dealing with clients on a regular basis.
We are looking for someone with a passion for patient and client care, who can multitask with ease and is flexible in day to day responsibilities.

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
  • Free flu jabs

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. Please quote BH4488 when applying for this role.

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