• Location: Coventry

  • Salary: £35,000 + benefits

  • Reference: MGL-25635

  • Sector: Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-06-29

Overview

We are seeking a fully qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse to join a dedicated team in Coventry. This role requires delivering high-standard nursing care, assisting veterinary surgeons, liaising with clients regarding inpatient care, and conducting nurse clinics. The position reports to the Clinical Director.

Responsibilities

As a Registered Veterinary Nurse, you will:
•Maintain a high standard of inpatient care and assist with surgical procedures.
•Support and guide Student Veterinary Nurses, ensuring adherence to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
•Communicate professionally with clients, maintaining a positive relationship with all team members.
•Comply with RCVS Nursing Code of Conduct and meet CPD requirements.
•Ensure cleanliness throughout the practice and fulfil rota obligations.
Your daily duties will include admitting and discharging patients for routine operations, staying updated on preventative healthcare, product knowledge, and practice policies, and running nurse clinics. You will also ensure the correct disposal of clinical waste and maintain effective stock control and rotation. The position involves working Monday to Friday, with 1 in 3 Saturdays. The standard working week is four 10-hour shifts.
You will be responsible for delivering high-standard nursing care to all patients, maintaining accurate client and patient medical records, and competently performing tasks such as monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, urine collection, and radiography. Additionally, you will dispense repeat prescriptions, assist with reception duties as needed, train and support Student Veterinary Nurses, and carry out Schedule 3 procedures if suitably trained. Ensuring thorough cleaning and maintenance of equipment, participating in stock orders and biannual stock takes, and keeping all areas adequately stocked are also part of your role.

What You’ll Bring

To succeed in this role, you must be a fully qualified RVN committed to maintaining high standards of care. Strong communication and organisational skills are essential, as well as the ability to work well within a team and support colleagues. Adherence to professional dress code and appearance policies is also required.

Benefits:

Work-life balance

6.6 weeks annual leave
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off

Wellbeing

Up to £35,000 per year
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
Cycle to Work scheme
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
Non-accidental injury support

Development

£550 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata
Certificate support
You can apply for research funding
Infection Prevention and Control Programme
Quality Improvement Programme

Professional memberships

VDS cover
RCVS fees

Additional

Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care
This is a small but innovative team seeking an experienced RVN to help expand their services to new clients. If you are an easy-going, team-oriented, and caring RVN, we invite you to apply and become part of this family.
Submit your CV to mgl@glvets.com or phone Mia on 0192 645871.

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