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Registered Veterinary Nurse – Earlswood Veterinary Hospital

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Earlswood Veterinary Clinic

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Earlswood Veterinary Hospital has a vacancy for an RVN.

The role: An opportunity has risen for a full-time or part-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our existing team of highly competent nurses. Your role will be busy and varied, incorporating all aspects of nursing, although we encourage our nurses to develop their own area of interest for which CPD and in-house training are actively encouraged and funded. Your typical weekly working hours are 4 or 5 days per week, 8 hour shifts (between 08:00 and 19:30), hours will include 1 in 8 week-end rota for a full-time employee.

About us: Earlswood Veterinary is a leading, RCVS accredited, general and referral hospital in Belfast. Our diagnostics and treatments are second to none and our clinical team is highly trained and experienced to ensure our patients receive the very best treatment. Our referral work encompasses the fields of orthopaedics, ophthalmology, internal medicine, neurology, cardiology, soft tissue surgery, rehabilitation and physiotherapy. You will join a team of 18 nurses, ward assistants and sterile services technician working with 7 Veterinary Surgeons. Our facilities include three operating theatres, x-ray, on site 16 slice CT, visiting high field MRI, ultrasound, arthroscopy, fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Applicant requirements: We are seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse with post qualifying experience to deliver the highest standards of patient and client care. You will demonstrate experience of working as part of a team, have good communication skills, have the ability to work in a busy environment and multi-task. Experience in referrals work and/or anaesthesia is an advantage although not essential.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)

• Generous holiday allowance • 3 days paid CPD leave • £550 CPD allowance per annum • RCVS Membership paid • Service based holiday entitlement increases • VDS cover • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay • Enhanced paternity pay • Birthday leave • Discounted veterinary fees • My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships • Cycle to Work scheme • Pension • CPD/training support • Paid bereavement leave • Company sick pay • Employee opinion survey • Free uniform in a number of roles • Annual pay reviews • Social events • Academy & Leadership courses • Focus on employee wellbeing • Relocation packages • Career progression opportunities • Free flu jabs

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.