Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse £30,000 Per Year Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Medivet Hucknall Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Medivet have an opportunity for a registered veterinary nurse to join the team at our busy and friendly practice in Hucknall.

The practice currently has a two vet team (one of which has a certificate in surgery) supported by a head nurse, one nurse, four student nurses and three patient care assistants. The practice is fully equipped including a separate operating theatre, digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy with access to MRI and CT scanner at our orthopaedic referral clinic – East Midlands Referrals.

This is a permanent full-time position, covering 40 hours per week with 1:8 full weekends but we’re open to being flexible where we can so let us know what works for you.

Employee Benefits:

  • Relocation package of up to £2000.
  • £750 CPD allowance plus 2 days paid leave.
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid.
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Access to a large amount of in-house CPD, including head nurse training scheme.
  • Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities.
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program.
  • Hapibenefits – Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available.
  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.

This is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career by joining the growing Medivet community, we want to be the best place for vets and nurses to work and we’re putting in the effort to do that. For more information contact daniel.scratcher@medivet.co.uk

Role accountabilities

  • Assisting veterinary surgeons with their medical/surgical duties.
  • Monitoring of anaesthesia.
  • Nursing/discharge of in-patients, prioritising patient welfare and care.
  • Running in house lab samples and organising repeat prescriptions.
  • Nurse consultations.
  • Assistance with handling of patients.

Your skills and experience

  • Veterinary nursing degree, diploma or equivalent.
  • Registered (or able to register) with the RCVS.
  • Passion for delivering outstanding service and care for our patients and clients.
  • Commitment to animal welfare.
  • Excellent organisational skills & ability to keep on top of practice protocols and procedures.
  • Flexible & adaptable in approach to work, happy to help and support wherever needed.
  • Friendly & positive attitude towards working as part of a team.
  • Drive to progress and expand skills/knowledge.

About Us

Our veterinary nurses are the heart of all our practices, you’ll be supporting vets in a number of ways and be at the front line of delivering exceptional care, from routine health checks to advanced surgeries you’ll work directly with patients and clients to offer care that’s bespoke to them and provide essential support that will allow the practice to deliver a gold standard experience.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work. Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available. We recognise the amazing work our people do and we strive to offer the best possible reward package in the veterinary sector.

Job number: FR04899