Registered Veterinary Nurse

Shepperton, Surrey
Salary £27,000 to £28,500 depending on experience
Small AnimalPracticeVeterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About us Vet4life are a 3-branch primary care practice based in Teddington, Shepperton and Surbiton. We are looking for registered veterinary nurse to join our lovely team in Shepperton, Surrey. Being accredited with a Bronze cat friendly clinic award and RCVS, we thrive to exceed expectations by providing expert care for our clients and their pets as we dedicate our time to look after them and keep them healthy. Your role and responsibilities If you’re looking for a supportive, encouraging, and proactive place to work, then the Vet4life family are for you! Vet4Life are seeking a registered veterinary nurse (RVN) to join our Shepperton branch on a full-time basis. We are well-established in the area and our clients are dedicated and bonded and want the highest quality people to be looking after their pets. Patient care continuity is supported with 24-hour provision from Vets Now. There is state of the art equipment throughout, which includes capnography, multi-parameter GA monitoring, Bair-huggers, digital x-ray, and ultrasound. The Vet4life team consists of 12 vets, 7 RVNs, 5 student veterinary nurses, 3 patient care assistants and 8 client care assistants. The nursing duties include a share of inpatient care, consulting, and surgical nursing. Schedule 3 procedures for RVNs are supported and encouraged. We hold regular nursing and clinic meetings (with treats!) and have an inclusive and positive approach. We have a strong focus on wellbeing and are a social and fun team. This role would suit a friendly, reliable, and passionate RVN wishing to join a talented clinical team to help them deliver the highest possible standard patient and client care. We are committed to training the next generation of nurses, and therefore, a clinical coach qualification would be advantageous, however, encouragement and training would be given to those without previous coaching experience. Hours
  • 4 days a week
  • 1 weekday off in lieu
  • 1:3 Saturday
  • 1:6 Sundays (soon to change to 1:9)
  • No OOH
  • No bank holidays
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave policy
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • £500 CPD allowance
  • 3 days to attend CPD courses (pro rata)
  • Extensive learning and development programmes
  • Perkbox subscription to include 1 free monthly cinema ticket and weekly treats from Greggs and Nero
  • Staff days out
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Flu vaccine voucher
  • Recruitment reward scheme
Part of an amazing global family The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 85,000 veterinary health associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. Our associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our associates. Don’t just take our word for it ‘I have been working for Vet4life for 10 years, I love working at vet4life as we have a great team across the 3 branches that are happy to help each other out, also a lovely client base. In the time that I have been here the company has grown a lot, the management are there to help you further your career or point you in the right direction.