Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse £30,000 Per Year   Alloa, Clackmannanshire Medivet Alloa Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Medivet have an opportunity for a registered veterinary nurse to join the team at our exceptional practice in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.

A testimonial from Lee, one of our CCAs:

“I have worked for Medivet Alloa for just over a year now and am really enjoying the work culture here. The team are highly efficient and driven whilst maintaining a fun and approachable environment, it makes your time here enjoyable. Our clients are some of the kindest I have encountered working in the veterinary field, it is impossible to diet in this place because of the constant gifts of chocolate/ biscuits. I highly recommend joining our team.”

Located within the market town and within walking distance of all local amenities, this compact and well kept, busy four vet practice is well equipped and has a wide-ranging medical and surgical caseload. The main clinic has three consult rooms, a prep/kennel/dental area and separate operating suite. We also have a separate cat clinic with it’s own cat only waiting area, reception, consult room, operating theatre and staff room. Boasting an established and very experienced support team, including 5 CCAs, 1 PCA and an exceptional head nurse we see some of the nicest clients you’re likely to encounter!

This is a permanent full-time position, covering 40 hours per week with 1:3 half weekends (08:30-12:00) 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: FR04942