Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse £30,000 per year Roehampton, Greater London Medivet Roehampton Full Time, Fixed Term Contract

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team at our fantastic practice.

We currently have a team of 9 including three Vets two RVNs who are all extremely friendly, making it a very positive work environment.

Our friendly practice features a dedicated kitchen and office space, two consultation rooms, a spacious reception area, separate kennels for dogs and cats, a state-of-the-art theatre equipped with monitoring tools, a dental x-ray machine, and a brand-new ultrasound machine. So you can really elevate your career in a well-equipped and modern veterinary practice! We are also RCVS standards accredited small animal practice.

Our clinic is a very busy first opinion practice, situated on Putney Heath. It has been established for 19 years and has built up a very large and lovely client base. The practice is kept to a great standard and has recently had a rebrand to our reception and consult rooms.

This role will be covering 43 hours a week over 4 days alongside 1:3 Saturdays/Sunday or 1:6 full weekends.
We’re based a short drive away from the famous Kew Gardens as well as Richmond Park – the home of the Isabella Plantation gardens and free roaming deer! Chiswick Bridge is also a short walk away, which provides stunning views of the River Thames.

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.
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 6 weeks with length of service.
  • 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: FR05103