Job ID: 9894
Job Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse / 2nd Year Trainee
Region: North East
County: County Durham
Profession: Veterinary Nurse
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Excellent opportunity available for a Registered Veterinary Nurse (second year student at the end of their training may also be considered) to join a Small Animal Training Hospital based in County Durham.
This RCVS accredited, IFSM cat friendly award Hospital is equipped with fantastic state of the art, modern facilities including laparoscopic equipment, laser therapy, in-house lab, radiography suite and more. They are a supportive team with very much a family feel. Nurses are encouraged to carry out additional qualifications / certificates in their areas of interest as career development is something that the practice is very keen to promote and fund.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is forward thinking and who enjoys all aspects of modern day nursing including inpatient care, nurse lead consultations, theatre practice and socialising.
This is a full time role consisting of a 40 hour week on a rota basis which includes a great mixture of day, out of hours, weekend and bank holiday shifts. Sleeping shifts are paid (in addition to salary) for out of hours work (av. 1 night per week), and the weekend rota is currently 5:8 (with days off during the week when working a weekend).
The package on offer includes:
A salary in the region of £20,000 - £22,000 per year (DOE)
Generous CPD package as further career development is encouraged and funded
Structured career pathway encouraging progression
Professional fees are paid annually
Fantastic company benefits scheme including access to various health care, wellness support and money claim back opportunities.
Opportunity to buy/ sell holiday
Maternity and paternity package
Companywide special interest groups including anaesthesia, behaviour, wellbeing, pain management and much more.
Social and team building events, companywide focus on wellbeing and team collaboration.