Student Equine Veterinary Nurse

Company Details

Name: House and Jackson

Address: Rookery Road, CM4 0LE

Phone: 01277823986

Well established large purpose-built RCVS Tier 3 Veterinary Hospital is served by dedicated and experienced team of Vets and Nurses with a wealth of experience located in rural Essex. Our RCVS Hospital status and registered training practice for both Small Animal and Equine nurses is one of the UK’s fastest growing Independent Veterinary Hospitals whose respected team has an excellent 93% -95% pass rate for student nurses through ‘our doors’. The practice team is highly thought of, with awareness in mental health and well-being of its staff paramount. Staff development is supported and encouraged, including acquisition of further qualifications. This independent Hospital is rapidly expanding and developing our dedicated and hardworking team. Its our independence that allows us to be adaptable and flexible and respect ethics. We also have 2 further local branch surgeries well supported by staff who are also highly respected for their knowledge in the veterinary profession.  

 

 

 

Job Description

Job location: Essex | East of England

Role: Horse Care | Horse Care | Veterinary

Position: Apprentice | Full time

Closes in: 24 days (Friday 29 July 2022)

Job details:

 

Are you looking for a practice to call your home?

 

Are you looking for a fresh challenge and want to join one of the UK’s fastest growing Independent Veterinary Hospitals? Want to belong to a respected team who has an excellent 93% -95% pass rate for student nurses through ‘our doors’. The practice team is highly thought of, with awareness in mental health and well-being of its staff paramount. Staff development is supported and encouraged, including acquisition of further qualifications, through worthy appraisals plus RCVS & VDS fees paid.

 

This independent Hospital is rapidly expanding and developing so we are  seeking a Part Time/Full Time Student Equine Nurse (permanent) to join our dedicated and hardworking teams within a well-established Equine & Small Animal Veterinary Hospital. Our independence allows us to be adaptable and flexible and respect ethics.

 

 

Successful candidates must  have:


•    Excellent organisation skills
•    Good time management
•    Strong communication and relationship building skills
•    A professional appearance and attitude
•    Based in East Anglia, a
car is essential due to

     location as no public transport.

 

 

In return for your hard work, we will offer you:

Dependent on experience competitive salaries of up to £30,000 per annum

25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave (card in place but not day off )

Time off in lieu against OOHs 

Fully encouraged and generously funded CPD allowance, with Certificate Support for the right candidate.

Professional fees covered

Colleague discount

Employee referral scheme

Suggestion Scheme

Extra Mile’ Reward

Eyecare voucher scheme, Free annual Flu jab, And much more...

 Job responsibilities:

Trotting up and lungeing of horses

Nursing and care of in-patients and post-operative patients

Ward rounds with Veterinary Surgeon

Completion of inpatient records, admission forms and invoicing

Drug administration and dispensing under the direction of the Veterinary Surgeon

Admission and Discharge of patients

General hygiene of the stable area

General assistance and support to the Equine Veterinary Nurses and Surgeons

Preparation of theatre suite, preparation area, equipment and patients

Pre, peri and immediate post-operative care

Assistance with induction of anaesthesia

Assistance during surgical procedures

General maintenance of hygiene and equipment in theatre suite

Responsibility for personal health and safety

Preparation of equipment and patient

Assistance with and performance of radiography procedures

Answering telephone and other reception duties when required

Maintain up to date knowledge of practice products and services

Work independently and as a team member to further practice objectives

Attendance at nurse meetings and practice meetings

General tidiness and cleanliness of whole surgery

Mucking out stables/removal of old bedding

Feeding, hay and water as directed by Veterinary Nurses

General  yard duties

 

 

What next?

 

We schedule regular lunch and learn CPD sessions in our meeting room, enjoy celebrating birthdays and general achievements at work with tea & cakes, and every now and again our practice manager, organises a bake off where we can all take part and vote for the winner! So what’s not to love - Our business is all about the people (and the animals of course!) - so to join us.

 

Please send your CV to-

Brenda.clifford@houseandjackson.co.uk

 

 

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