Small Animal Registered Vet Nurse Job Wolverhampton, England - West Midlands

up to £28,000 DOE - Small - Vet Nurse / Tech
Ref: 9554 Date Posted: Friday 12 Aug 2022
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Salary: up to £28,000 DOE

Type of Work: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Package:This fantastic package includes:

  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Career progression opportunities

Job Details:  

Our client are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the out of hours team at their busy hospital in Wolverhampton. This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive team where your personal development will be encouraged! They take care of a varied caseload, allowing  staff to develop in areas such as; Emergency and Critical Care, Medical Nursing and Surgical Nursing. 

The required duties of this role include; 

  • Preparing animals for theatre
  • Monitoring anaesthetics 
  • Assisting in theatre when required
  • Positioning animals for X-rays 
  • Schedule 3 nursing procedures 
  • Providing intensive nursing care to hospitalised patients 
  • Performing details kennel rounds 
  • Nursing emergency and critical care patients
  • Promoting preventative healthcare for pets
  • Carrying out in-house lab tests
  • Stock control 

This role includes working 1:4 weeks of nights, whenever a week of nights is worked you will have a week off afterwards. Then there is 5 days working as a late kennels nurse 12.30pm-8.30pm followed by 5 days on ops. This is an 8-week rota where 3 weekends out of 8 will be worked. Their busy animal hospital is based in the centre of Wolverhampton, and equipped with a CT scanner, in-house blood machines and lab equipment, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography, endoscopy, and dental x-ray. They are currently expanding as a group and looking to offer a wider range of services to their clients. 

They have a very friendly, dedicated, and professional team made up of 2 Clinical Directors and 1 Practice Director across the group. They have 15 Veterinary Surgeons some of which are certificate holders in Diagnostic Imaging, Surgery and Medicine, 25 Registered Veterinary Nurses across the group and a team of Animal Care Assistants who work at the main hospital and alongside the Vets. They also have plenty of administrative support via our wonderful reception team, with 30 receptionists across the group.

Applicant Requirements 

The ideal candidate for this role will be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who has a keen interest in Emergency and Critical Care. They are looking for someone who is dedicated, professional and passionate about giving the best service to clients and patients.



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