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Registered Veterinary Nurse

We're looking for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team!

General nursing duties on an equally shared rota over 5 days per week. The rota involves 2 evenings per week and 1 Saturday in 4. We are open 8am-6.30pm Mon-Fri and 8am-12.30pm Saturday. We are closed Sundays and Bank Holidays. Out of hours is covered by VetsNow. We like our Nurses to work very closely with the veterinary surgeons to ensure continuity of care for the patients. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of nursing care including clinics and in-patient care before, during and after surgery.

About Us

We are a single site, purpose designed 100% small animal practice We have 2 theatres, 4 consulting rooms, imagining room, separate dog/cat isolation kennels and on site overnight nursing. Atherton Veterinary Centre is a long-established practice with excellent motorway and rail links, 1 hour from the Lake District and only 20 minutes from Manchester.

About the Team and Culture.

The Practice currently has 6 vets who have many years of experience between them and provide Excellent support. We also have 8 nurses who work an equal rota to ensure fair division of in-patient care, theatre time and consulting. Because we have a separate reception function, covered by 3 receptionists, reception duties are kept to a minimum. We have been a VNTP for 15 years with 100% pass rate. We require an RVN who has a desire to work in a busy 100% small animal general practice.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

  • 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • £550 CPD allowance per annum
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  •  Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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 and send your CV with a covering letter to athertonvetcentre@gmx.co.uk

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Practice information

Atherton Veterinary Centre

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  • Mon
    8:15am - 6:30pm
  • Tue
    8:15am - 6:30pm
  • Wed
    8:15am - 6:30pm
  • Thu
    8:15am - 6:30pm
  • Fri
    8:15am - 6:30pm
  • Sat
    8:15am - 12:30pm
  • Sun
    By prior arrangement

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124 Bolton Road Atherton Manchester M46 9JZ
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