• Location: Llanishen

  • Salary: From £27,040 + benefits

  • Reference: MGL-25641

  • Sector: Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-06-29

 Are you an experienced RVN looking for that elusive role? – ready to leave your current shelter? – got a nose for sniffing out the one where you are valued, supported, challenged, and above all part of a compassionate, skilled, and positive team?

     Then prick up your ears as we may have the role for you!! 🐶

This team in Llanishen would love to adopt you and you’d be a great fit for their pack if you have a few years’ experience under your collar. If you’re cooperative, supportive, a fun team player and able to bring your own unique blend of skills and experience then you could be the breed we’re looking for.

About the role:

The role involves a variety of duties, including monitoring of anaesthetics, performing radiographs, taking blood pressures, cytology, inpatient care and keeping PSS standards.

They pride themselves on the numerous nurse clinics offered, and encourage interests and ideas to keep moving the practice forward. They actively encourage further learning and CPD.

  • Full-time – 37.5 – 40 hours per week.
  • 1 in 9 Saturday morning rota where you get the time back.
  • No out-of-hours required as this is provided by the neighbouring hospital.

About them:

This group has been caring for the pets of Cardiff since 1997 and pride themselves on providing the highest standards of care – always putting patients and clients first.

Their fantastic and skilled team consists of 8 FTE vets, 10 RVN’s, 3 SVN’s and 3 ANA’s

The practice is well equipped providing standard services and consultations to more complex treatments and surgeries if and when required.  They have everything they need: x-rays, ultrasound, in house blood machines, dental x-rays, vet and nurse certificate holders in surgery and medicine.

About you:

 We are seeking a confident RVN, who is capable and enthusiastic in all nursing skills. A real team player that will contribute positively and proactively to this highly valued team.

 The Area:

Cardiff, the beautiful capital, is a great place to live and work with all the advantages of city life – what makes it so special is it’s mix of old and new culture, a vibrant food scene and major events but also easy access to the scenic valleys and beautiful coastline of South Wales.

Cardiff is a highly accessible city with its very own airport; high-speed rail links from London and the M4 motorway passes the north of the city.

Want some inside information? – here’s what the team think ….

  • Everyone’s very supportive and encouraging of your interests within the industry. Good work and home balance options.”
  • “I feel like the nurses are highly trusted/respected here, have a large input in animal welfare and are the heart to the practice.”
  • “The Nurses have a very hands-on approach to hospitalised patients”.
  • “We have an incredibly knowledgeable team of both vets, nurses and receptionists so there’s always someone who can help with any questions I may have.”
  • “I feel like my niche is embraced and nurses are allowed to be nurses.”

The Treats – to attract talented RVNs like you: 

  • Competitive salary starting from £27,040 DOE (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays
  • A CPD Allowance per annum to assist your career growth
  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
  • Paid sick leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • One other membership subscription
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Employee pet discounts
  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more
  • Focus on employee wellbeing.

** They encourage the team to have a good work life balance – it’s cosy in the kennel but always good to run off the lead !! 🐕‍🦺

If you feel as we do, that this is an excellent environment to build a career; submit your CV and phone Mia on 01291 645871.

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