• Full Time
  • Anywhere

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 on a maternity cover basis. Your role will be busy and varied, incorporating all aspects of nursing with a focus referral cases, although we encourage our nurses to develop their own area of interest for which CPD and in-house training are actively encouraged and funded.

Salary

£21,000 – £27,000 FTE depending on experience.

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.

About the Team and Culture

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 and 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

  • 5.6 weeks holidays included bank/public holidays
  • 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
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs
  • 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.

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