Veterinary Nurse (Nights)

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220113 VN Nights, Victoria
Veterinary Nursing
£22,747 - £30,153 plus £3,954 London Weighting Allowance per annum
Full Time

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Veterinary Nurse (Nights), Victoria animal hospital
Permanent, full time

Blue Cross are one of the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.

What is the role?
Have you been considering a move into charity, and helping those who are really in need?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Night Veterinary Nurse to join the fabulous team at our Victoria animal hospital. The role is varied and busy and as part of a team you will be expected to undertake all aspects of veterinary nursing. As part of the emergency night service team you will be responsible for inpatient care, surgical procedures & triaging patients. Another important aspect of the role is having good communication skills with the wider team and clients.

This is a permanent role working full time of 42 hours on a rota consisting of 12-hour shifts. The shifts start at 8pm, flexibility with 6:30pm start if needed, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and every other Tuesday. There will be a requirement for the successful candidate to work the occasional day shift.

We pride ourselves on our no blame culture and run monthly reflective rounds to help process difficult events and promote mental well-being. We also hold regular informal catch ups between line reports and their managers, it’s not about how you’re performing, it’s about how you are.

What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Significant experience of emergency service and critical care nursing
• Fully qualified Veterinary Nurse
• Registered with RCVS
• Experience in all nursing duties
• Experience of working nights in a veterinary practice

It would also be great if you had:
• Radiography
• Use of computerised vet records
• Triage
• Critical care nursing
• Surgical and medical nursing
• Emergency and critical care nursing certificate

Want to know more? We have attached the job description which will provide you with more detailed information. To apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.

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Please be aware that due to the current circumstances with COVID19, interviews will be held via virtually.

Salary: £25,714 - £34,086 plus £3,954 London Weighting Allowance per annum
Grade: 4.2
Closing Date: 27th January 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Blue Cross holds inclusion as a core organisational value. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified, experienced and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. We actively embrace our differences and know that it is our differences that make us unique. You are very welcome at Blue Cross, without the need to hide any part of who you are.