Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type:       Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary:            From £25,000+ pa DOE

Hours:            Full Time

Location:        Windsor, Berkshire

Job ref:           591

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice find their next hire. They have a new opportunity for a proactive and enthusiastic RVN to join their team.

If you are an individual who is commitment to developing and growing both yourself and the clients, then come and join this independent veterinary practice in gorgeous Windsor, Berks.

Role

  • Full Time
  • 1 Saturday or Sunday every 3 weeks
  • 1 night duty per week caring for inpatients only
  • OOH calls are diverted after 9pm

Nurses are required to work at weekends and night duties as per the rota.

The practice is purpose built with modern equipment to assist you. They have a progressive team, open to new ideas and take pride in offering a high standard of care to their clients and patients.

You will be responsible in undertaking nursing duties including theatre, kennels, dispense and recovery. Administer treatments as per the rules set by the Royal College and under the supervision of the veterinary surgeon (e.g., injections, medication, fluid therapy, dressing, first aid). Assist veterinary surgeon with euthanasia and other minor clinical procedures. Undertake general cleaning duties throughout the hospital including equipment, animal quarters and premises. Dispense drugs in accordance with professional guidelines and hospital rules. Monitor and restock consulting rooms and dispense area as required. Process, record and file laboratory results. Cover evening, night and weekend nurse duties as per the rota provided. Carry out hospital admissions and discharges with clients. Complete allocated extra duties as required. Undertake continuing professional and personal development associated with the role. Ensure comprehensive records of admissions, care, treatments and outcomes are maintained. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public. Perform reception duties in and efficient, professional and courteous manner when required. Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality and personal appearance. Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety. Other occasional jobs at the discretion of the practice manager or head nurse

This is a very busy practice so you will need to be able to hit the ground running.

This role would suit a newly qualified to an experienced RVN. Nurses are fully supported out of hours by a 2nd on-call nurse

Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Staff pet scheme

The Practice

We are a privately owned Veterinary Group and have been established in the area for over 100 years. We aim to provide a friendly, caring service supported by a very high standard of facilities and equipment.

Our main hospital is located in Windsor with a resident nurse on site 24 hours a day. We also have branch surgeries in Ascot and Egham, and all our branches offer free parking.

What makes us different…?

  • Forest House Veterinary Group is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) as a tier 3 veterinary hospital. We are very proud of our hospital status and we were one of the first veterinary establishments to be awarded the title back in the 1970s.
  • Privately owned with that family feeling
  • Based in a beautiful, rural location in Windsor, but in easy reach of London and Heathrow

This is a chance to be involved in a growing independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

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