Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job title: Registered Veterinary Nurse Location: Epsom, Surrey Practice: Medivet Epsom Ashley Road Hours: Full Time Contract type: Permanent

About Us

Epsom Ashley Rd is a friendly, well-established practice in beautiful Surrey.

We have a long history of providing exceptional patient/client care to our local community and we are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us in our journey.

We are a team of 5-vets including our two Branch Partners, Claire and Simon. We have a team of three qualified nurses, 2 SVNs and dedicated support colleagues.

We have a range of experience across our team. Claire has a GPCert in Feline Medicine and also does in house echocardiography. Simon has an interest in dentistry and medicine.

We are also both a Training Practice and a VetGDP mentor practice so have high standards throughout.

The Role

Our nurses are dedicated to providing the very best care, every day.

In this highly rewarding and fulfilling role, you'll work closely with vets in practice, performing essential nursing duties and ensuring pets have everything they need.

As an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse, you can even help shape the next generation as a Clinical Coach, using your knowledge and skills to help train and support nurses of the future.

This role offers a salary package of up to £30,000 per annum

  • £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave
  • RCVS, VDS and BVNA memberships
  • 40 hours per week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends with TOIL
  • 5-weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Key Accountabilities

  • - Nursing/discharge of in-patients, prioritising patient welfare and care
  • - Nurse consultations
  • - Training of junior nurses and supporting students in practice
  • - Running in house lab samples and organising repeat prescriptions

Skills and Experience

  • - Registered with the RCVS
  • - Commitment to animal welfare
  • - Ability to keep on top of practise protocols and procedures
  • - Excellent organisational skills
  • - Strong communicator with both colleagues and clients
  • - Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • - Ability to use your judgement and make decisions

The Branch

Our practice has everything we need to provide great care, this means we’re able to keep many of our cases in-house. We also have visiting external diagnostic and surgical vets who are always happy to support the team in their development.

Equipment and facilities include two consult rooms, theatre and prep room, extensive in-house laboratory, high quality ultrasound, dental and digital x-ray, Tonopen, fluid warmers, incubator, warm air blankets, fluid pumps, pulse oximetry monitoring and more!

In addition to our Epsom Ashley Rd branch, we have a sister practice just ten-minutes down the road in Leatherhead. This provides us with extra consultation space and allows us to service a wider client base. You will be required to work here from time to time.

Through Medivet’s collaborative approach, we have access to advanced diagnostics, seamless round the clock care via our Sutton hospital, and the input of certificate holders and wider colleagues, which allows us great follow through on our cases when things go beyond first opinion level.

The area

If you’re local, you’ll know how lucky we are to be based in lovely Surrey!

Our practice is located at 36 Ashley Rd, Epsom KT18 5BH

Close enough to London to enjoy all the capital has to offer while also being on the doorstep of The Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty!

Epsom Ashley Rd is situated in a fantastic neighbourhood. Our clients are dedicated to their pets and we are lucky enough to work in a practice where we can thoroughly work-up cases. The local schools are excellent and we’re only 30 minutes from London Gatwick Airport, or an hour to London Heathrow. The South Coast and the New Forest are 1 ½ hours away.

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