Veterinary Nurse Job, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 12836

Veterinary Nurse Job - Glasgow

Emergency Nurse

  • Job Ref: 12836
  • Posted on April 4th 2017

At Vets Now, The Pet Emergency Hospital Glasgow, we specialise in Internal Medicine; Oncology; Orthopaedics; Soft Tissue Surgery; Ophthalmology; Diagnostics and Emergency & Critical Care.

We require a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our out-of-hours Emergency Team. This is a great opportunity to work in a referral and emergency setting with staff who are specialists in their field.  Typical emergency caseload Monday-Friday night is around 15-20 and during weekends is around 25-35. 

Success in this role requires the following skills and experience:

  • Must be registered or eligible for RCVS registration

  • Must have a minimum 6 months UK experience working within an English speaking veterinary clinic

  • Excellent standards of client care and strong communication skills in order to work in close partnership with our referring practices to achieve clinical excellence

    Key Benefits:

  • Generous CPD allowance of up to £750.00, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency & Critical Care, and for more experienced candidates support to gain the VTS (ECC).

  • Annual Recognition awards

  • Online learning academy

  • VDS Insurance - all permanent staff are added to the Vets Now group policy with VDS for professional liability insurance

  • RCVS fees paid* terms apply

    Working pattern:

    5 shifts on / 5 shifts off

    Shift times vary: 17:00-05:00, 19:30-07:30, 18:00-06:00 and 20:00-08:00

    To apply, please send your CV to  jay.hamill@vets-now.com or call me on 01383841181.

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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