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Registered Veterinary Nurse Sampson Park, Byre Vets Papyrus Rd, Peterborough PE4 5BH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Funded CPD Discount for own pets Gym Membership Pension
Posted on: 21 Jul 2021

RVN required at Sampson Park, Byre Vets in Peterborough

Job Description

The Role
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse/ 2nd Year SVN to join our fabulous team! The responsibilities include to confidently handle and restrain animals, provide nursing care to hospitalised patients, including patient monitoring and health checking, feeding, grooming and walking animals, administer treatments including injections, tablets, fluids and blood transfusions, perform diagnostic tests e.g. blood sampling, urine analysis and x-rays, prepare animals for surgery and perform dental hygiene monitor anaesthesia, assist veterinary surgeons with operations, maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the practice, communicate with pet owners, gaining their trust and reassuring them about their animal's treatment, educate pet owners on animal health, including vaccinations, worming, flea prevention and appropriate nutrition support. Some receptionist duties required. Further training is encouraged and funded.
Full-time role
4.5 days per week
Saturdays on a rota
No OOH's

About Us
Byre Veterinary Surgery is offering the opportunity to join our friendly, supportive team. We aim to provide gold standard of care to the small animals in the area, and to the patients that are referred to us through Byre Veterinary Referrals. Byre’s hospital is modern, and purpose built, with digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasonography and dental radiography in our dedicated dental suite. We are also an ISFM accredited practice. We offer referral services in dentistry, ophthalmology and surgery. Being part of IVC we have a fantastic Nurse New Graduate Academy Programme that offers fantastic, additional support and brilliant CPD over a 12 month programme!

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for an experienced, qualified nurse who wants to offer the best standard of care possible. We would also be keen to consider a 2nd year SVN applications. Must be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and be able to work independently and using initiative. We require a motivated veterinary nurse with high standards and a passion to deliver high quality veterinary care.

- 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 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.


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