Weekend RVN

IVC Evidensia

Leeds, England, United Kingdom


Vet Nurse/RVN

Aug 17

The Role

The practice is seeking a part-time permanent weekend Vet nurse.

The role includes care of inpatients and maintaining nursing and hospital standards, working alongside the duty vet, and assisting in emergencies and procedures as they arise, liaising with clients and their pets in order to achieve successful outcomes. This a non-consulting role and will be very hands on so experience is necessary.

The shift pattern will be 7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday however there will be some flexibility for the right candidates/s. The roles can be split between two RVNs if required and you will always be working alongside 1 vet and at least 2 support staff. There will be no OOH with the possibility of extra shifts if requested.

Salary for this role is up to £25,000 pro rata depending on experience.

About Us

We are a tier 3, well established hospital on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with excellent rail and travel networks. We are a gold certificate ISFM cat friendly practice holder and silver rabbit certificate holder with Outstanding areas from our recent RCVS inspection. We are fully equipped with x-ray facilities, dental x-rays, Ultrasound, Endoscope, multi parameter monitors etc and pet ambulance.

About the Team and Culture

8 vets, 11 RVN’s, 14 Support Staff, 2 VCA’s. This role would suit an RVN who struggles with childcare during the week, someone wanting to study for a certificate or someone wishing to move away from routine procedures. We hold regular team building events including our annual treasure hunt, weekends away, Christmas parties and Congress opportunities.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will offer the highest standards of clinical and client care, empathy and be willing to provide valuable peer support to our student veterinary nurses and veterinary care assistants.

Enthusiastic, reliable, and motivated team player with excellent communication skills and a desire to deliver excellent in- patient care. RCVS registration or eligibility to register are required for this position.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

 As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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