Veterinary Nurse Job, Southern England, Southampton, UK

Veterinary Nurse Job - Southampton

Veterinary Nurse

  • Job Ref: 13088
  • Posted on March 27th 20182018-03-27

Full time Veterinary Nurse – Southampton

Salary Package up to £35,000 D.O.E.

Be the Vet Nurse you trained to be

Located within Beech House Veterinary Centre, we require a veterinary nurse to work within our out of hour’s clinical team.  Working alongside an experienced enthusiastic clinical team with high clinical standards, this role would suit a forward-thinking candidate looking to improve their knowledge of ECC work that thrives on working in busy clinic with a varied caseload.

Working Weekends? Yes, but it's still the most rewarding job in the industry

Let’s be honest, working as an out-of-hours emergency vet nurse is challenging. With unsociable hours and a diverse range of cases a career in emergency and critical care will test your clinical and surgical skills. Yet with unpredictability comes opportunity. With a Veterinary Nurse role at Vets Now you will be exposed to cases you simply wouldn’t experience in general practice. Our well-equipped clinic in Portsmouth boasts an immaculate state of the art light, spacious and purpose designed veterinary practice.

The rota pattern consists of: 

Working a shared rota pattern between 3 nurses, you will work 2/3 weekends including your share of bank holidays plus a share of weeknights.

What we can offer you

Recognising hard work is very important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Pension contributions
  • Paid professional membership fees for VDS & RCVS
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Your birthday as a day off

Stand out from the crowd

We take pride and integrity in the work that we do and that’s why we are committed to investing in the career progression of our people. In return for your talent and commitment, we offer a generous CPD allowance of up to £750, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. For those more experienced candidates, support is available to gain the VTS (ECC).

For more information or to apply for this role contact Maggie on 01383 841181 or email Margaret.oliver@vets-now.com



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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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