Referrals Registered Veterinary Nurse

Referrals Registered Veterinary Nurse £30,000 - £35,000 per year Godstone, Surrey Medivet Referrals Godstone Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our pets have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI and CT machines, Radioiodine unit and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

We have an exciting opportunity for a veterinary nurse to join our amazing referral centre in Godstone, Surrey. We have an amazing team, which is every growing with highly experience veterinary surgeons, nurses and our fabulous team of client and patient case assistants.

You ideally would have referral centre nursing experience but we will consider experienced nursing colleagues looking to take the step up from first opinion practice.

Working Monday – Friday, shifts between 7.30am – 7.30pm with 1:3 weekends and time off in lieu.

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.

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: FR05007