Veterinary Nurse – Coventry
Job location: Warwickshire | West Midlands
Position: Full time
Closes in: 11 days (Friday 17 December 2021)
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.
Due to us expanding the team we are looking to recruit a Qualified Veterinary Nurse (VN) at our Coventry hospital who will provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, supporting Veterinary Surgeons to deliver preventive services and to treat sick and injured pets of eligible clients.
Working as part of a friendly supportive team that supports in theatre, provides inpatient care and carries out consults, admissions and discharges, our Veterinary Nurses are also involved in dispensing medication, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment. The hospital has a range of equipment available including a new blood machine to enable us to do our own in house diagnostics. We have a range of experience across our nursing team with some teams members having been here for over 40 years with others having recently joined as an apprentice veterinary nurse. We are a team that pull together and support each other, often describing our team as like having a 2nd family.
Your safety is our priority in these challenging times and be reassured that we are doing all we can to protect colleagues and clients. There are comprehensive safe ways of working in place across all of our hospitals with all the guidance, support and equipment you need to do your job safely and successfully.
It’s not just about the physical environment, we care about your well-being and provide lots of tools and support for you and your family to feel safe and supported whatever your circumstances.
Some of the many other benefits of working at PDSA include:
- Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours
- Excellent career opportunities/development
- Attractive shift patterns; 7.5hr working day, earliest start 8:00 latest finish 18:30 (approx. 1 late finish a week), regular breaks and just 1 in 8 Saturday mornings on average, ½ day back the following week) No OOH
- 5 weeks annual leave increasing with length of service and opportunity to buy/sell
- Paid bank holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Life assurance – 4 x annual salary
- Staff Car Parking
- Opportunity to be a clinical coach
Both full time and part time working hours will be considered for the right candidate.
If you want to join an amazing team and make a real difference to clients and their pets, we would love to hear from you.
PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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