The Role

We are currently looking for 2 rotating Veterinary Nurses to join our team in Ringwood, Hampshire. This is a full-time role working 40 hours a week over 5 days with a 1 in 5 weekends and time off in lieu of weekend shift. This position would be suitable for anyone looking to expand their knowledge and skills in all aspects of veterinary nursing. The role involves rotation through many of the departments within the hospital including Medicine, Neurology, Wards, Surgery, and Imaging. This permits the individual to gain experience with advanced procedures and the treatment of complex cases whilst being supported by our discipline specific nurses.

About Us

Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is a multidisciplinary referral centre currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of the facilities. The practice is located in the South of England close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by TripAdvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London. We offer a great work-life balance, teamwork, a family friendly environment and a happy working environment.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with previous referral experience being preferable but not necessary, as full training will be provided.

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank 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
  • 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 BAME and LGBT+ 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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