Veterinary Nurse - Croydon
£23,405 - £25,573 (including allowances) per annum
37.5 hours per week
Full Time, Permanent
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.
About the Role:
We are looking to recruit a Qualified Veterinary Nurse (VN) who will provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, supporting Veterinary Surgeons to deliver preventive services and to treat sick and injured pets of eligible clients.
Working as part of a team that supports in theatre, provides inpatient care and carries out consults, admissions and discharges, our Veterinary Nurses are also involved in dispensing medication, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment.
Our hospital has a 4.5 vet team supported by a great team of RVNs, Veterinary Care Assistants and receptionists. You will have opportunity to gain more experience in one year than most do in a career. We have a broad and varied caseload both medical and surgical as well as the facilities and equipment to manage cases effectively. Working with PDSA provides many opportunities for you to develop your professional skill set in friendly and supportive environment.
Depending on the needs of the hospital we have Veterinary Nurses working both full and part time hours, with opportunities for career progression at PDSA for the right candidate.
We also offer great benefits which include (pro-rata for part-time roles):
Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours
Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
Excellent career opportunities/development
37.5hr working week
5 weeks holiday per year
Paid bank holidays
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme
The successful candidate will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, expected to keep your professional knowledge updated by taking part in continuous professional development and will be committed to the vision and mission of PDSA.
The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.
As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.
PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.
To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks.
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