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

Description

Veterinary Nurse - Leicester
£18,840 - £20,934 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Full 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:

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.

Leicester PDSA Pet Hospital has a hard working and passionate team who are kept moving by a large support team of Veterinary/Animal Care Assistants and receptionists. We have staff ranging from trainees, up to over 30 years experience with the hospital! We see a high caseload every day, with a mixture of consulting and operating, where we balance our mission to prevent, educate and treat all the pets we see. Our teamwork and caseload enables plenty of opportunity for the development of skills and knowledge of staff, and also makes us popular with vets, nurses, students and volunteers.

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 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 role please go to pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/986172?cid=1031&jobtitle=Veterinary.Nurse&location=Leicester&rsid=12861&ad=524053, or email us at JoinUs@pdsa.org.uk please quote “Leicester” in the subject title of your email

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