Chesham 01494 782001
Amersham 01494 725320
Chalfont St Giles 01494 871329
Beaconsfield 01494 854144

Registered Veterinary Nurse

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a permanent full time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our family.  The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, want to use their nursing skills to their full potential and are keen to develop their knowledge and skills. Shifts will also include theatre, inpatient care and occasional reception duties to support. Approximately 40 hours per week with a flexible approach to rota considerations. 1:5 weekend rota and minimal OOH.

About Us

We are a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of care in South Buckinghamshire. We have surgeries in Chesham, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham and Beaconsfield.

As a practice we strongly believe in providing our team members with a nurturing and caring environment. We actively encourage and fully support team members’ professional ambitions by providing opportunities to develop with regular funded CPD. The excellent care and service that we provide to our clients and their pets is very important to us. A big part of being able to provide this is through ensuring that our team are fully equipped with all the tools that they need, working in the best possible surroundings.

Across our 4 sites we have 13 vets, 21 Veterinary Nurses including Student Veterinary Nurses, 13 Veterinary Receptionists and 5 fantastic support team members. We have lots of members of the veterinary team either engaged in or achieved certificates in oncology, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, dentistry, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, small animal medicine, feline medicine, and dermatology. We also have members of the team with special interest in animal behaviour and dog training and of course wellbeing. As a practice we actively support a number of different charities both locally and nationally each year including StreetVet, Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Applicant Requirements

We are searching for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our wonderful Wheelie family.  The successful candidate will require competence and confidence in all areas of nursing in a primary care practice.  They would also need to be kind, considerate, positive and happy to use their initiative.  We like to pride ourselves on being forward thinking and maintaining a high standard of veterinary care.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

•    4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to stacie@wheelhousevets.co.uk

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