Student Veterinary Nurse

Student Veterinary Nurse Up to £30,000 per year Dorchester, Dorset Medivet 24 Hour Dorchester Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Would you like to join a well functioning practice with a strong team with multiple specialist backgrounds? well here at Dorchester 24hr will give you the opportunity to work with Certificate holder’s in imaging and cardiology and other Vets studying for certificates in surgery, dentistry and ECC. As well as being lucky enough to have an amazing nursing team that keeps everything going to plan!. Not only that, we are the first practice in the area to be installing a CT scanner and are really excited about the development of this in the coming year. The practice demonstrates excellent equipment options on-site including laparoscopy, endoscopy (rigid and flexible), dental x-ray, ultrasound, full lab including iStat, plus hydrotherapy and physiotherapy.

We have an exciting new role to welcome a Student Veterinary Nurse to the team at our 24 hour hospital in Dorchester, Dorset. The role is on a full time basis of a 43 hour, 4 day working week with a 1 in 4 weekend.

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.
  • 31 days’ annual leave (including Bank Holidays) rising to 36 with length of service.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Apprenticeship funded training with 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 under direct clinical supervision.
  • Deliver patient monitoring and care.
  • Manage admissions and discharges as directed by the Veterinary team.
  • Dispense and check medication under the guidance of the Veterinary team.
  • Deliver professional excellence, complying with all regulatory, practice and operational standards.

Your Skills and Experience

  • It is essential that you are enrolled as an SVN with the RCVS and registered on an approved vet nursing course.
  • Experience of delivering exceptional client care.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to support Nurse consults, with an understanding of how this contributes to practice performance and efficiency.

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: FR05150