Head Veterinary Nurse

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £39000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Ritson

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Head Veterinary Nurse Kettering Up to £39,000

Are you a compassionate and skilled Head Veterinary Nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a reputable small animal clinic? Health Recruit Network is delighted to present an unmissable chance for talented Veterinary Nurses to join a thriving state of the art clinic.

Position: Head Veterinary Nurse
Location: Kettering
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: £35,000 - £39,000

About the Clinic:
Our partnered clinic is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to providing top-notch care for small animals. Renowned for its exceptional veterinary services, this clinic is equipped with the latest technology and staffed by a passionate team of professionals. As a Veterinary Nurse within this clinic, you will play a crucial role in delivering personalized care and ensuring the well-being of beloved pets.

As a key member of the veterinary team, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting veterinarians during consultations, surgeries, and medical procedures.
  • Monitoring and caring for small animal patients, ensuring their comfort and safety.
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Conducting health checks and maintaining detailed medical records.
  • Providing compassionate support to pet owners, addressing their concerns, and offering post-operative care advice.
  • Assisting with diagnostic imaging, laboratory tests, and sample collection.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety protocols and maintaining a clean and organized clinic environment.

To succeed in this role, applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) qualification, with active RCVS registration.
  • Prior experience working in a small animal clinic or similar setting.
  • Proficiency in nursing skills, including catheter placement, bandaging, and administering medications.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to empathize with pet owners.
  • Ability to work well in a team and adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • A commitment to providing exceptional care to furry patients and their owners.

By joining our team at the small animal clinic in Kettering, you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Family practice, where it is okay to have fun and enjoy your job!
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Varied workload, including consults, inpatient care, ops.
  • At cost' team discounts
  • No OOH or Bank holidays
  • CPD allowance, with certificates fully-funded and encouraged
  • Paid memberships (RCVS fee; VDS cover)
  • Competitive salary + pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Maximum 1:4 Saturday morning rota with time off in lieu
  • Regular team outings from spa days to escape room challenges

Apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity.

Health Recruit Network are operating as an agent in relation to this vacancy.

JOB ID: J45628

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