Registered Veterinary Nurse (Weekends only)

Cherrydown Vets Limited
Basildon, Essex
Salary up to £13 per hour
Small AnimalVeterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

With over 60 years’ worth of experience, our veterinary group specialises in primary care services for small animals in the county of Essex. Being RCVS accredited we aim to continuously have the highest standards of customer service, hygiene, facilities, and equipment for our patients. We know pets are like part of the family, so we pride ourselves in caring for them like we would our own companions. Your role and responsibilities We have a fantastic opportunity for a registered veterinary nurse (RVN) to join our welcoming and friendly Basildon team on a part-time basis (weekends only). The Basildon hospital is busy with an excellent variety of caseloads, offering 24-hour care for our patients. We have a great clinical and non-clinical team all dedicated to ensure the needs of the animals and client are met and the customer journey is excellent. Would you like a role offering the following:
  • Excellent case continuity and a high standard of care through our well-equipped practice and talented clinical team
  • A role with a variety of inpatient care, theatre, lab, nurse clinics and emergency and critical care (ECC)
  • Dedicated client care team so the nurses can actually ‘nurse’
  • Working within an International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) accredited practice with an in-house laboratory
  • The opportunity to share knowledge and further develop your skills by being a part of an experienced and supportive team
The ideal candidate would have 1 to 2 years experience as an RVN, however, we would be open to applications from newly qualified nurses. Hours: 16 hours over Saturday and Sunday Flexible shift pattern can be explored for frequency/days worked Benefits
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Extensive learning and development programmes including specific programmes for patient care assistants (PCA)
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Gym membership discount
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Flu vaccine voucher
  • Recruitment reward scheme.
At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our associates. We have an amazing team of mental health first aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme that is available for everyone. 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.