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TitleVeterinary Nurse - Leicester
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CountyLeicestershire
LocalityEast Midlands
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Veterinary Nurse - Leicester

£19,505 - £21,673 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Full Time, Permanent

 

Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

 

 

About the Role:

 

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Veterinary Nurse (VN) who will provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, supporting Veterinary Surgeons to deliver preventive services and to treat sick and injured pets of eligible clients.

 

Working as part of a team that supports in theatre, provides inpatient care and carries out consults, admissions and discharges, our Veterinary Nurses are also involved in dispensing medication, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment.

 

Depending on the needs of the hospital we have Veterinary Nurses working both full and part time hours, with opportunities for career progression at PDSA for the right candidate.

 

Leicester PDSA Pet Hospital has a hard working and passionate team, with a breadth of experience ranging from apprentices to ovr 30 years experience. We see a high caseload every day, with a mixture of consulting and operating, where we balance our mission to prevent, educate and treat all the pets we see.  

 

Our teamwork and caseload enables plenty of opportunity for the development of skills and knowledge, where you can learn more in a year than most do in a career!  

 

We understand that you need a work-life balance, so we are happy to say we close at 7pm, have no OOH and no on call commitments.

 

If you want to join an amazing team who make a difference to their clients and love their pets, we would love to hear from you.

 

We also offer great benefits which include (pro-rata for part-time roles):

  • Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours
  • Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid bank holidays
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme

 

About You:

 

The successful candidate will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, expected to keep your professional knowledge updated by taking part in continuous professional development and will be committed to the vision and mission of PDSA.

 

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

 

About PDSA:

 

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.  Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

 

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

 

PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks

 

We are proud to be one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations. Our fantastic people have a genuine affinity with our cause which empowers them to make a positive difference to the world we live in every single day! Join the team and find out what it’s like to be in the Top 100!

 
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EmployerPDSA
Type of vacancyFull Time
CategoryPractice
Recruitment agencyNone
Job reference
Date approved17/11/2020
Closing date16/12/2020
Minimum experience neededNew Graduate


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