Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse Up to £34,500 per year  Dulwich, Greater London Medivet Dulwich Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and supportive team at Medivet Dulwich!

There’s lots of opportunity for nurse consults and we will support you with training and internal CPD to build confidence and develop your consulting skills, we also have a bespoke nutritional ambassador programme!

To support your work-life balance, this role works to a 4-day week with 1:6 weekends. You’ll have a set day off each week, providing continuity to make plans and enjoy your extra free time! 

To help your clinical passions flourish, we have created clinical communities where vets and nurses with shared interests can connect and collaborate on a regular basis!

The team is led by Inga, our Branch Partner. Inga has over nine years’ experience and a certificate in Small Animal Surgery. We are supported by an experienced nursing/support team made up of our Student Nurses and dedicated Receptionist.

We are a friendly, close-knit team who value open communication and a supportive environment, we often enjoy social time away from the practice too!

Our practice has everything we need to provide great care and we’re lucky enough to work in a practice where we can thoroughly work-up cases. Equipment and facilities include new digital x-ray machine, ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry machine, centrifuge, microscope.

We see a varied caseload of around 70% cats and 30% dog patients. We’re busy with consults and 1-3 ops a day, and ample time for any administrative tasks and our lunch breaks!

Our address is 509 Lordship Ln, London SE22 8JY

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Georgia on georgia.lister-cook@medivet.co.uk

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: FR04575