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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Flexible Working Patterns and No Out... Margate

Vet Record Careers

Vet Record Careers Margate United Kingdom

2 weeks ago

Registered Veterinary Nurse Required At Thanet Vets, Margate

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Thanet Vets, Margate. Your day to day duties will include general nursing for patients, assisting the veterinary surgeons, theatre, imaging, laboratory work, nurse clinics and general housekeeping. You will join the RVN team and share a responsibility in supporting our Student Nurses.

You will share the week with another RVN and be required to work 3 days per week on a Monday, Tuesday, and Friday although this can be discussed. You will not be required to work weekends unless cover is needed where you will be allocated time off in lieu for the hours covered. There are no OOHs, these are provided by Vets Now.

We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home... and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you

Salary for this role is up to £17,400 depending on experience.

About Us

Thanet Vets is a first opinion small animal practice on the South East Coast. We have been providing the local community with excellent veterinary care for over 50 years.

Our main site is located in Margate and we have a consulting only branch in Birchington where we hold a cat only clinics and also has a lovely Cattery attached.

At our main site in Margate we have a comprehensive in-house laboratory, digital radiography, dental radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, anaesthetic monitoring equipment and TPLO equipment.

We are surrounded by sandy beaches, with close links to ferries and the train for various destinations across Europe. We are also within reasonable distance to London for City visits. We are active within our community and as such have built a loyal client base.

About The Team And Culture

We currently have 5.5 Veterinary Surgeons, 7.5 RVNs (including yourself), 1 SVN, 1 ACA and 10 Support team members.

We have certificate holders in Anaesthesia, Surgery and 3 studying for certificates in Imaging, Ophthalmology and Surgery. Our Head Nurse has a feline certificate. Therefore, we have ample experience to support specific interests you may have and encourage you to further your career in areas that interest and excite you.

We love to socialise with each other outside the work environment and as such provide 2 team events per year as well as our Christmas Party. Well-being is important to us, our management team have an open-door policy for you to come and talk to us freely and confidently, where we can offer full support through our amazing network.

We are looking for a dedicated and friendly RVN to add to our family.

Applicant Requirements

You must be registered with the RCVS, as we have ample experience within the nursing team and newly qualified RVNs will be considered. A valid driving licence is ideal for you to drive our practice ambulance.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance
• 6.6 weeks annual leave
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off

• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
• Non-accidental injury support

• £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
• Certificate support
• Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
• All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees

• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch and quote reference BH9151.

To apply, please email your CV to Bartosz or call 07977 242 349 for more information
Margate UK

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