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East Lothian Council - Haddington

Registered Veterinary Nurse Ardene House Vet Practice Haddington EH41 3NQ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 14 Sep 2021

Veterinary Nurse required at Links Veterinary Group, Haddington

Job Description

The Role
We have an excellent opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to come and join our team here at Links Vets, East Lothian. The role includes a mix of companion animal consulting, surgery and animal care. Their will be some sole charge branch work also along side a dedicated branch team. Our out of hours provision is run by the vets from our main Haddington hospital, the nurse team are on call to assist the vets when a case should arise. The successful candidate will work Mon - Fri 40 hrs per week, shift patterns vary from 7.30am - 12am starts, 8 hour days, 1 in 8 weekends, 1 in 7 on call rota.

About Us
Links Vets has 5 branches across beautiful East Lothian, with beaches and countless outdoor pursuits on our doorstep. Our main Haddington branch is housed in a purpose built building and equipped with digital xray, ultrasound, dental suite, two dedicated operating theatres, prep room, separate cat and dog ward and 4 large, airy consult rooms. We have visiting orthopaedic, internal medicine and cardiac specialists which allow for internal work up of complex cases, with plans for in house ophthalmology referral service.

About the Team and Culture
Our team consists of 12 Veterinary Surgeons, 11 Registered Veterinary Nurses and a strong, dedicated Reception team. We are a friendly and relaxed team who enjoys working together in a supportive environment. Training and further development are also actively encouraged and supported.

Applicant Requirements
Our ideal candidate is someone who is friendly and an adaptable team player, who appreciates the importance of good client communication.

Benefits - Subject to 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
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus 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 BH3730 when applying for this role.

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