Registered Veterinary Nurse, RVN – London Vet Specialists, Hampstead

Job Type
Category
Reporting to
Head Nurse
Region
London
Hours
42

Description

An exciting position for an Internal Medicine Nurse has opened at London Vet Specialists, part of the Linnaeus Group, in beautiful Belsize Park, London.

A role is available for an enthusiastic and hard-working Registered Veterinary Nurse with a focus on internal medicine and nutrition.  There may be scope for additional responsibilities, including a head nursing role.

You will work within a small, friendly and dynamic team of veterinary surgeons and nurses, and particularly alongside a medic/internist.

Daily cases involve consultations, diagnostics (e.g ultrasound/CT), as well as medical procedures (e.g endoscopy, rhinoscopy, bone marrow sampling, bronchoalveolar lavage).

An interest in nutrition and diet planning is ideal.

Excellent client communication skills required.

Although primarily a medicine nurse, you also work with a Dermatology specialist and will be expected to assist in other disciplines as required.

Previous experience with internal medicine would be advantageous but training will be given so confidence and enthusiasm to learn is more important. Support will be given to allow further professional development.

Shift: 42 hours a week, 5 days a week

  • Highly competitive salary
  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (one bank holiday per year to be working is compulsory with a day of your choice back in lieu)
  • RCVS fees paid
  • £500 CPD allowance with 2 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Lunch provided
  • Weekends paid in addition to salary or time off in lieu
  • Holiday entitlement increase with years of service
  • Occupational Health Scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax free childcare

 

Information About Us

London Vet Specialists is the only centre in London to offer a dedicated multidisciplinary vet-referral service together with a Specialist Emergency and Critical Care service.

Pet owners across London trust us to look after the needs of their beloved companions. And we take that trust very seriously indeed. At London Vet Specialists we’re committed to delivering the very highest standards of veterinary professional care, alongside plentiful helpings of love and compassion. Our specialists are leaders in their fields, among them pioneers in cutting-edge surgical and diagnostic techniques. We offer veterinary referral at both secondary and tertiary level. Our advanced equipment and facilities allow for optimum patient comfort and faster recovery times. At London Vet Specialists we consider our client service to be amongst the best available. We model our service on the human private healthcare system and go one better.

Desirable Experience Required

  • RCVS Registered veterinary nurse qualification

  • 2 years’ experience working in general or referral practice

  • An interest in internal medicine, nutrition and dermatology

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

  • Excellent communicator and team player

  • Able to use initiative and be flexible

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