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Company Name PDSA
Location Leeds
Date Posted September 6, 2017
Category Veterinary Nursing
Job Type Part-Time

Description

Veterinary Nurse - Leeds
£18,840 - £20,943 per annum
19 hours per week
Part Time, Permanent
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

Do you have a business mind and a social heart?
Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day when you walk through the door you’re contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?
Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of our amazing team?

If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK’s leading veterinary charity we exist to treat the sick and injured pets of people in need, and every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission.

About the Role:
Leeds PDSA Hospital is one of the most proactive PDSA hospitals in the country, consistently achieving and over achieving on targets, a positive workplace with employees who enjoy their role and are passionate about the work they do.

The team’s beliefs are a fantastic foundation to the dedicated work done on a daily basis and with over 150 years’ of experience within PDSA, they show a real passion for the organisation.
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.

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.

On average, we work one in twelve weekends and a Bank holiday every year. This will be worked between the Leeds and Bradford Hospitals.

We also offer great benefits which include (pro-rata for part-time roles):
Allocated CPD funding of 30 hours
Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
Excellent career opportunities/development
37.5hr days working week
25 days holiday per year
Paid bank holidays
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme
Childcare vouchers

About You:

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.

About PDSA:

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 51 Pet Hospitals and over 380 Pet Practices, 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 over150 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.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

To apply for this position please visit: https://pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/986324?cid=1031&jobtitle=Veterinary.Nurse&location=Leeds&rsid=12861&ad=522307

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