Registered Veterinary Nurse – Full or part-time

Avonvale Veterinary Centres
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Salary from £25,000 to £30,000 inclusive of overtime, DOE, Plus £2000 Welcome Bonus
Small AnimalVeterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full TimePart Time

Job Details

Job Title: Registered veterinary nurse Salary: from £25,000 to £30,000 inclusive of overtime, dependent on experience, Plus £2,000 welcome bonus. Location: Stratford Upon Avon Job Type: Permanent Hours: Full-time (35 or 40 hour week) or part-time considered About us We are a group of seven primary care practices based around the county of Warwickshire. With over 40 years’ experience, our RCVS qualified vets and nurses are dedicated to looking after small animals and their needs. Having multiple certificate holders in surgery, imaging, and medicine, we take pride in continuously developing our employees’ skills and interests within the veterinary industry. Your role and responsibilities Join our talented and passionate nursing team. We are seeking registered veterinary nurses (RVN) to work within our Stratford practice. Due to our skilled team of veterinary surgeons holding various certificates, we see a vast array of cases and refer very few, meaning you will be exposed to a wide variety of procedures and advanced nursing techniques.  Our nurse team, equally as skilled in their areas of expertise, also boasts some fantastic longevity in service, one of our team having been with us for over 35 years. We pride ourselves in our full nurse utilisation incorporating consults as well as schedule 3 etc into your working day providing our nursing population with great job satisfaction. Our nurse team includes people with interests in a wide variety of areas including anaesthesia, ECC and behaviour and therefore opens to opportunity to you to grow your skills and expertise alongside our experienced team.  We are also supported by our wonderful patient care assistants (PCA’) who work alongside our RVNs to achieve the highest standards of care for our patients. The position will include some out of hours work and would suit a self-motivated RVN  who is keen to develop their skills. You can choose between nights or weekends. In return we offer a competitive salary, relaxed 1:13 weekend and 1:10 nights rota (extra hours above contracted are paid at time and a half) plus Saturday mornings 1:6 at branch dependent on requirements at the individual branches.  Weekends and nights are based from the Warwick hospital. Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus birthday leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded and extensive, free Linnaeus CPD program provided by specialists/referral teams both online and in person (covid restrictions permitting)
  • Nurse certificates funded
  • Private healthcare
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption
Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program,
  • Eyecare voucher scheme,
  • Free annual Flu jab,
  • Cycle to work scheme etc.
  • 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.