Registered Veterinary Nurse - Varying Shift Rota in Advance!

Location Bristol
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £22.5-£27k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGCBDH
Published: 29 days ago

The Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join this exceptional team based in Bristol!

Your day-to-day duties will include nursing of valuable patients, preparing patients for ops, monitoring anaesthesia, assisting with x-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound, and dentals.

This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week over five days a week with varying shifts, but you will have your rota a week in advance. You will be required to work 1:4 Saturdays, but there is no Sunday work required.

  • The salary for this role is between £22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience.

About the clinic:

They are a well-established and well-respected practice with two branches in SE Bristol. They have ICFM awards for both branches, and frequently get nominated for, and sometimes win, the Petplan best staff member or practice! They have the usual equipment such as endoscope, ultrasound, dental machine and x-ray and cosy separated cattery and kennels for our day patients. And the main surgery is on a bus route from the centre of Bristol, and a 15 minute walk from Temple Meads train Station.

About the Team and Culture

They currently have six vets, five registered veterinary nurses, a dedicated reception team and a finance administrator, all working with support from the practice manager and clinical director. They have been a nursing training practice for over ten years, and many of the nurses that we train stay with us for a long time! They are a relaxed yet hard-working and supportive team, with high standards of care expected for each other, clients, and patients. 

Applicant Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have had some experience working in a small animal practice. They actively encourage CPD, and funding can be applied for suitable courses.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • L&D opportunities

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Birthday leave

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • VDS cover

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Service-related company sick pay

  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Free flu jabs

If you are an Veterinary Nurse with some expereince post graduating and looking for a Large Team of Vets to join - Get in Touch Today!

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