Registered Veterinary Nurse - Join an Independent Hospital Based Practice!

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28k-£38k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGHBRVM
Published: 9 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join an Amazing, Independent Hospital based practice in Cheshire area!

The Practice

The practice is an independent small animal practice across two sites. The flagship Hospital in Sandiway is an independent RCVS accredited small animal hospital, nurse training practice and gold cat friendly clinic which strives to provide the highest standards of first opinion care for our patients and clients. 

They also have a brand new purpose built standalone practice and provide the same standard of care, with only overnight inpatient care being transferred to the hospital. 

They provide excellent care to pets and their owners in a friendly and professional environment.

Our Team

  • They have seven vets with Advanced Practitioners in Anaesthesia, ECC and Medicine and are fully supported by an experienced and dedicated front of house team. They also have visiting Specialist vets in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology and Diagnostic imaging. This allows them to provide a fantastic standard of care to all patients and the opportunity to care for interesting and challenging cases.

  • Their fantastic nursing team of eight RVNs and three SVNs is led by a DipAVN and includes ECC certificate holders. They are integral to the practice and are valued as such with cpd and further study supported and encouraged. 

  • They have a very friendly and inclusive team right across the practice with vets, nurses and reception staff all supporting each other - we are looking for the right candidates to maintain and enhance this.

The Role

They are looking for an RVN to add to their growing practice team.

The right candidate will truly care for their patients, be a  good team player and be enthusiastic, proactive and motivated to provide a high quality first opinion service to patients and clients. The nursing team is involved in all aspects of the practice, including provision of 24 hour on site inpatient care.

The feeling of a good job done well and seeing that really poorly inpatient get better and go home makes it worthwhile.

They use an OOH service provider for OOH calls.  The nursing rota has being updated and refined for our growing team, with extensive consultation within the practice.

  • They offer a four day working week (shifts a combination of 8-5, 10-7 or 11-8) and a shared weekend/night rota. 

  • Weekend days are 8am - 8pm (with days off in lieu). Overnight inpatient care is Monday - Sunday 8pm-8am with a full week off in lieu. The weekday day shifts are shared across the sites.

Further support such as

  • They reward RVNs with salaries from £28k (new/recently qualified) to £38k depending on experience and further qualifications.

  • Seven weeks holiday,

  • Generous CPD budget and encouragement,

  • Trained mental health first aiders within the team,

  • Staff pet discounts,

  • Paid memberships and pension are included

If you are a newly qualified or experienced RVN looking to join an amazing team with a Great Package, Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. ​

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.