Registered Veterinary Nurse/Second Year Student

Company Details

Name: Byre Veterinary Surgery

Address: 32 Papyrus Road, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 5BH

Phone: 01733325007


Byre Veterinary Surgery is offering the opportunity to join our friendly, supportive team. We aim to provide gold standard of care to the small animals in the area, and to the patients that are referred to us through Byre Veterinary Referrals. Byre’s hospital is modern, and purpose built, with digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasonography and dental radiography in our dedicated dental suite. We are also an ISFM accredited practice. We offer referral services in dentistry, dermatology, ophthalmology and surgery.

Job Description

Job location: Cambridgeshire | East of England

Role: Veterinary | Veterinary | Veterinary

Position: Full time | Full time

Job details:

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse/high calibre second year student to join our fabulous team! This is a full-time role, working 4.5 days per week plus Saturdays in a rota. The responsibilities include to confidently handle and restrain animals, provide nursing care to hospitalised patients, including patient monitoring and health checking, feeding, grooming and walking animals, administer treatments including injections, tablets, fluids and blood transfusions, perform diagnostic tests e.g. blood sampling, urine analysis and x-rays, prepare animals for surgery and perform dental hygiene monitor anaesthesia, assist veterinary surgeons with operations, maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the practice, communicate with pet owners, gaining their trust and reassuring them about their animal's treatment, educate pet owners on animal health, including vaccinations, worming, flea prevention and appropriate nutrition support. Some receptionist duties required. Further training is encouraged and funded.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a qualified nurse or high calibre second year student who wants to offer the best standard of care possible. Must be able to work independently and using initiative. We require a motivated veterinary nurse with high standards and a passion to deliver high quality veterinary care.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

  • 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • £550 CPD allowance per annum
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

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