Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

Night Registered Veterinary Nurse £36,000 per year Woodstock, Oxfordshire Medivet 24 Hour Woodstock Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Woodstock is a market town renowned for its antique shops and galleries, as well as a great selection of pubs and restaurants. Conveniently located just eight miles North West of Oxford, Woodstock gives a great base to explore Oxfordshire and nearby Cotswolds.

Medivet Woodstock is a busy and well-established 24-hour Hospital which supports the surrounding practices in Oxfordshire with their out-of-hour needs.

Our 24-hour Veterinary Hospital has full access to state-of-the-art facilities such as an orthopaedic theatre, digital x-ray, ECG, MRI, CT imaging and much more.

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated night nurse with a passion for emergency and critical care who enjoys working to a gold standard. Experience of working in a busy practice or hospital would be preferred.  

This role will involve working 12 hour shifts, 7 nights on, 7 nights off. You will be working with a twilight RVN until midnight and covering on call until 7am. There is also a second nurse on call. We can be flexible on working pattern, please let us know what you are looking for. 

All our clinics share the same software so you will have full access to the patients’ history at all times. Case continuity guaranteed!

Please contact carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk for a friendly initial conversation.

Key Benefits

  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Clinical CPD: £750 per year plus 2 days’ paid leave
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • VDS and RCVS fees paid.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.

Role Accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.
In this role you will:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional care to your clients.
  • Support with surgeries and procedures, completing all pre and post procedure activity.
  • Carry out nurse led appointments and schedule 3 activities.
  • Deliver patient monitoring and care.
  • Manage admissions and discharges as directed by the Veterinary team.
  • Complete patient transfers to out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Dispense and check medication.
  • Deliver professional excellence, complying with all regulatory, practice and operational standards.
  • Hold briefings to engage and co-ordinate your team to support the most effective running of the practice.

Your Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse.
  • Experience of delivering exceptional patient and client care.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience of supporting Nurse consults, with an understanding of how this contributes to practice performance and efficiency.
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague.

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: FR05054