Registered Veterinary Nurse – Speyside Veterinary Practice, Aberlour – Carron

Speyside Veterinary Practice, Aberlour

Posted on 26/05/2022

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The Role
Speyside Vets are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their fantastic team. Based out of our Aberlour branch working on all aspects of first opinion small animal and large animal caseloads, daytime shifts involve all usual nursing duties (including anaesthetic monitoring, patient care and stock control), and may if desired give the chance to get out and about assisting with large animal work.
We are looking to develop the nursing role and need the right person to help us. We already have some nurse consults but want to extend these and include weight clinics etc. We are looking to increase the engagement between our nurses and our clients by involving them in frontline clinical care. The hope for the future is to establish complimentary therapies driven forward by our nursing staff, this is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor and help us develop this service
Working 37.5 hours per week
Over 5 days a week, varying between early and late shifts.
1:4 week of on call from 6pm-8am including the weekend (on call from the practice but off during the day) covering emergency ops and inpatient care (accommodation available if needed).
Up to £30,000 negotiable D.O.E
Relocation package of up to £5,000
About Us
Speyside is a two-branch practice, Aberlour is our mixed site where we benefit from a lovely client base. Our Fochabers branch has a strong orthopaedic team, so we can manage a lot of our cruciate/fractures internally. Across the sites, we have access to excellent facilities including x-ray, ultrasound, and video endoscopes to name but a few!
By far the best part of our practice is our team, we have 8 FTE vets, 4 registered veterinary nurses and a fabulous support team including a practice manager at each branch.
Applicant Requirements
Our ideal candidate is a keen and enthusiastic registered veterinary nurse, who is willing to involve themselves in all aspects of patient and client care. Must be RCVS registered and be confident in all routine procedures.
Because our employee’s matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
Work life balance
6.6 weeks holiday per annum
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off
Private medical insurance
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Cycle to Work scheme
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Non-accidental injury support
£550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid CPD leave per annum
Certificate support
Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
Infection Prevention and Control Programme
Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
VDS cover
RCVS fees
Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Margaret Oliver from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Margaret Oliver
Senior Talent Partner
[email protected]

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