RVN / Trainee Nurse or Trainee VCA

Company Details

Name: Letchworth veterinary centre

Address: Norton way north Letchworth Garden City, SG6 1BS

Phone: 01462 685882

Looking for Full / Part time Qualified RVN, 2nd Year Student

    • About the role
      Our nurses work closely with the vets either on an ops/kennels shift or consulting shift. The ops nurse is responsible for admits, preparing kennels and theatre, assisting with premedications, induction and maintenance of anaesthesia. Our nurses can perform radiography and dental work and assist with laboratory work including taking and running samples. The consulting nurse runs nurse consults as well as assisting the vets as required and managing dispensary.

 

    • About Letchworth
      Letchworth vets is a well established friendly practice which has been looking after the local pets for over 50 years. We have separate cat & dog wards, an in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and ultrasound.

 

    • About the Team and Culture
      Our team of six nurses supports five vets including one ophthalmology certificate holder. We strongly believe in fairness, taking a lunchbreak, finishing work on time and having a little fun along the way.

 

    • Personal and Professional attributes you are looking for within a candidate
      We are looking for a team member who is hard working with a sense of humour

 

    • Name of person managing this vacancy in practice
      Amy Docking

 

    • Job title of person managing this vacancy in practice
      Head Nurse

 

Job Description

Job location: Hertfordshire | South East

Role: Veterinary | Veterinary | Veterinary

Position: Full time | Full time

Job details:

The Role

Our nurses work closely with the vets either on an ops/kennels shift or consulting shift. The ops nurse is responsible for admits, preparing kennels and theatre, assisting with premedications, induction and maintenance of anaesthesia. Our nurses can perform radiography and dental work and assist with laboratory work including taking and running samples. The consulting nurse runs nurse consults as well as assisting the vets as required and managing dispensary. This is a full time position working 5 days per week with 1 in 6 weekends and no OOH. Part time applications will also be considered.

About Us

Letchworth Vets is a well-established friendly practice which has been looking after the local pets for over 50 years. We have separate cat and dog wards, an in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and ultrasound. Our team of six nurses supports five vets including one ophthalmology certificate holder. We strongly believe in fairness, taking a lunchbreak, finishing work on time and having a little fun along the way. 

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who is hardworking with a great sense of humour. We will happily take on a 2nd year student or qualified RVN. We offer lots of opportunities for further training to progress.

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

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