Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Package (subject to pro rata):
- 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
- RCVS & BVNA Memberships paid
- CPD Allowance of £300 plus 2 days CPD Leave
Type of Work: Registered Veterinary Nurse - Fixed Term
Job Details: Our client in Merseyside are searching for a Rotational RVN! This role would suit a newly qualified RVN wishing to gain experience in a hospital environment or an experienced RVN with an equal interest in medicine and surgery.
As a rotational nurse, your shifts will vary throughout all areas of the hospital, working alongside the medical and surgical nursing teams.
This is an RCVS accredited hospital. They have recently undergone a full internal refurbishment and have excellent facilities/equipment such as digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab, endoscopy, laparoscopy, arthroscopy, multi-parameter monitors and CT. They perform a range of routine procedures and advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue procedures. They have a dedicated OOH team taking referrals from the other branches in the region. Their night team ensures a Vet, RVN and PCA are on-site throughout the night, alongside a twilight PCA working till midnight.
As a 24 hour hospital, their case load can vary from routine boosters, challenging ECC cases to referral orthopaedic and imaging cases.
As a rotational nurse your shifts will be varied assisting in all areas of the hospital - In patient care, anaesthesia, nurse consults. If working as a rotational nurse highlights a specific area of interest, such as inpatient care. When a role becomes available on the medical nursing team, you can then apply for that dedicated role.
You will liaise with the Head Veterinary Nurses and the Veterinary Surgeons to ensure best and effective running of the practice. Maintain cleaning regimes within the hospital to ensure high standards are maintained throughout.
Ensure that patient records and documentation are maintained accurately. Certificates/CPD are encouraged and supported - they want their nurses to flourish in their areas of interest.
This is a full time role - 40 hours per week. Working a 4 day week, with a set day off for continuity and consistency- To create an improved work/life balance.
You will work 1 in 8 full weekends (Saturday and Sunday). This is worked into your weekly hours, meaning you work an average of 38 hours per week.
Average of 1-2 weeks of on call per year. Average of 1-2 bank holidays per year, with equal time back.
The shifts are: Early 07:00 - 17:00, Middle 09:00-19:00 and Late 11:30 - 21:30.
Skills and Requirements: Must be RCVS Registered.
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