Ward RVN required at Hamilton Specialist Referrals in High Wycombe
We are looking for a Ward Veterinary Nurse to join our team on a full time basis. Salary range £24,000 - £28,000.
The role will include:
• Nursing patients to a gold standard level in every discipline/ward on a rotation basis• Ensuring all questions and potential concerns are raised with the surgeon in charge• Communicating with clients regarding their animals care• Ensuring detailed handovers are given between teams• Listening to and supporting the ward co-ordinator in delivery of patient care• Recovering patients from sedation/anaesthesia• Discharging patients back to owners, going through medication and discharge instructions• Using our in-house computer system to book discharge appointments, visits and clinician phone calls
Hamilton Specialist Referrals delivers world-class, exemplary clinical services, but with a clear focus on the people that make that a reality.
By nurturing our workforce we are able to offer the very best services to the pets entrusted into our care and also to their owners. We employ a wide range of workplace measures to ensure our staff feel happy, valued and are able to fulfil their potential.
All specialists are either European boarded or board-eligible, and all services are supported by two European boarded anaesthetists. We have an ECVN recognised residency programme in place and are in the process of gaining approval for an ECVS training programme. HSR offers the most cutting-edge investigations and treatments, with both a 1.5 Tesla MRI and a CT-scanner on site; and all disciplines work closely with the in-house professional physiotherapy department.
We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and approachable person who is a great team player but is also able to use their own initiative and self-motivate. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task with a flexible approach to working are a must. All candidates must be RVNs.
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• 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.
Please quote BH3293 when applying for this role.
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