Registered Veterinary Nurse

Walton Lodge - Hoddesdon
Brewery Road
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time

Posted on 29/06/2022

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Night Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Walton Lodge Vets! 

Duties include but not limited to:
  • Taking calls
  • Nursing inpatients
  • Administering medications
  • Infection control
  • Assist with incoming emergencies 
  • Case hand over to the day staff

Our core value is to ensure our night patients receive the same high-level care day and night and we are looking for someone who is passionate about their role.

The shift pattern for this role will be 7 Nights on 7 nights off, which can be split between two people.

About Us

We are a small but busy 24-hour hospital in Hoddesdon which will soon be moving to Ware. We are situated in a lovely area with easy links into London. We have a variety of facilities including DR X-ray, digital endoscope, ultrasound, multi parameter monitors, dental X-ray soon to be installed, cat and dog wards.

About the Team and Culture

Our team are exceptionally friendly and supportive, and we currently have a mixture of 2 Vets, 5 Nurses, a Student Nurse, VCA and 2 Receptionists. We strongly encourage the learning development of our team and to ensure their career development is heading in the right path. We have two employees who are doing their certificates at present.

Applicant Requirements 

the successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who has the desire to provide the best clinical service to all our lovely patients. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team and under your own initiative.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. 

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Walton Lodge - Hoddesdon

The Bungalow, Brewery Road, EN11 8HF, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal