The Role

Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic RVN to join their friendly referral team.

With on-site CT, MRI, digital radiography, arthroscopy, endoscopy, laparoscopy and in-house diagnostics, it is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills. You will have the opportunity to work with dedicated orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeons alongside internal medical clinicians.

The successful candidate will work alongside the medical and surgical teams, and will also provide inpatient care on a rolling rota. There is a 1:8 on-call weekend rota, only one bank holiday per year and no night duties. Benefits include CPD support, RCVS fees paid and company pension scheme. The hours for this position are negotiable. Previous referral experience is desired, but not essential.

The position is permanent and open to both full-time or part-time applicants, with a salary of up to £30k (FTE), depending on experience and additional qualifications.

About Us

Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital is situated on the outskirts of the beautiful City of Bath, with easy access into the City and surrounding countryside. We are a first opinion and referral hospital with on-site CT, MRI, digital radiography, dental radiography, arthroscopy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, in house diagnostics, and separate feline and canine wards.

About the Team and Culture

We pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our focus on staff wellbeing. Staff are activity encourage to develop their skills and knowledge via in-house learning and CPD.

We work closely with several local charities and staff the vet suite at Bath Cats and Dogs Home. We are a sociable group and have previously arranged many staff outings and activities, including sporting events and craft evenings.

Applicant Requirements

To be successful you will be a registered RVN who is hard working, confident working in a larger team and has the desire to fully utilise their nursing skills. Previous hospital and referral experience is desirable, but not essential.

Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • 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.