Registered Veterinary Night Nurse

Registered Veterinary Night Nurse £37,000 per year Hendon, Greater London Medivet 24 Hour Hendon Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Do you have good practical experience and great client communication skills? Are you enthusiastic? Are you a good team player? Are you dedicated to providing high standards of patient and client care, and motivated to run your own nurse clinics? If so, we would love to hear from you. We require a Full Time Qualified Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join our friendly, professional team in our 24 hour Hendon Hospital.

Medivet Hendon 24-Hour is a bustling hospital, it has recently been recognised as one of London’s best Veterinary practices. The successful candidate will be joining a highly experienced team led by Branch Partners and Vets Jeremy and Sarah, who combined have 25 years experience, as well as the Head Registered Veterinary Nurse with 15 years experience. Including certificate holders or those currently undertaking a certificate, as well as a fantastic nursing and support team. The hospital also possess a dedicated reception and night team.

It houses an MRI/CT unit and so treats many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. Additionally, Hendon 24hr is equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by its own pet blood bank, laboratory as well as other services. Hendon also has a spacious garden, two dedicated staff rooms, a close link to the station as well as a friendly and social team who enjoy their team nights out.

It supports Medivet clinics in all of Northwest London but also the whole of Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.

The rota is a 4 day week with weekends on a 1 in 6 basis.

Key benefits include:

  • CPD Allowance plus 2 days’ CPD leave
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Exceptional opportunities for career development, including certificates
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

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
  • Providing 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, with previous experience working in a small animal practice.
  • 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

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.
 
We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference. This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients. Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.
 
This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.

Job number: FR04958