Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse £18,000 per year Edenbridge, Kent Medivet Edenbridge Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Did you know that Medivet Edenbridge has been providing veterinary services to Crayford Greyhound Stadium since 1982? Our vets attend all races and trials, ensuring that the dogs are fit and sound to race, and offering first aid when necessary. This has given us a wealth of experience in dealing with racing injuries. 

But that’s not all that sets us apart. We’re also committed to being environmentally friendly, with a negative carbon footprint. Our surgery, nearby houses, and grain drier are all heated by burning big straw bales grown on the farm. Plus we’re set in idyllic countryside and who wouldn’t enjoy pulling up to this view?

We have a fantastic, well-rounded hard working team that enjoy working together and appreciate a good laugh along the way making time in practice to fun one too! The practice has a fully equipped theatre plus digital x-ray and dental machine, with an internal lab and access to CT at our nearby Faygate 24-Hour Hospital. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic part time RVN to work 3 days a week and join this fantastic team.

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 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: FR05411