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Specialist Nurse, Referral Centre

  • Location:
    North West
  • Practice Name:
    Northwest Veterinary Specialists
  • Position:
    Veterinary Nurse
  • External Advertising Start Date:
    09 Jan 2019
  • Vacancy Type:
Surgery Information / Job Description
Interested in Specialist Referral Nursing?
Due to a rapidly expanding, variable and interesting case load, we are looking to recruit referral nurses to support our specialist disciplines at Northwest Veterinary Specialists.
We’re a nurse led hospital and rely on our brilliant team of talented nurses to help us in our mission to deliver the best small animal care in the north west. If you’ve got referral experience already or are considering a move to a referral centre team then we’d love to hear from you!
 NWVS is located in modern facilities in Sutton Weaver with free onsite parking, and within an easy commute from Runcorn, historic Chester, Liverpool and Warrington.
On a permanent, full time or part time basis we are looking to recruit RVNs to support our specialist disciplines and assist in providing high standards of client and inpatient care. Potential candidates will have a passion for managing patients with complex and long term care requirements, have an interest in their clinical conditions and are looking to develop their nursing skills through additional qualifications financially supported by the hospital.
We’re a friendly, fun bunch so if you’re not quite sure referrals are for you but would like to find out more we offer taster days to give you a feel of what hospital life is like. Just get in touch using the contact details below and it could be the start of something amazing for the new year!
Person Specification
In this rewarding role you will be expected to:
• Identify patient care requirements, focussing on their needs and acting upon them
• Resolve or report patients’ needs or problems to an extended team
• Follow care regulations and standards
• Work within, and cooperate with, a large multi discipline team
• Have a good understanding of radiography techniques
As a market leader in small animal care we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that include:
• Competitive salary
• Increased leave for long service and a day off for your Birthday
• Pension scheme
• Private medical insurance
• Personal development plan to support your career pathway and CPD allowance
• 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
• Additional leave for personal milestones such as birthdays, starting school and moving, plus an extra week off when getting married or entering into a civil partnership
• Access to the Pets at Home Restricted Share Plan (free shares) and Sharesave Scheme (discounted shares after a year’s service)
• Subsidised canteen (lunch provided daily) and free parking
• Professional membership paid for
• Colleague discounts on a range of products and services, including 20% off with the Pets at Home group
If you would like to join our happy, professional team and you share our passion for delivering outstanding nursing, then we would love to hear from you.
Please email in complete confidence, to apply or with any questions.
We are always happy to discuss flexible and part time working options.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer