About the Job

Veterinary Nurse – ECC

Up to £33,113 DOE plus benefits

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated Emergency and Critical Care team

It takes a certain calibre of vet nurse to thrive in an emergency environment and we expect our Hospital teams to lead from the front in terms of experience and skill.

On shift you will be working alongside our ECC team providing daytime emergency care. This role will involve triage and stabilization of newly emergent patients, as well as more advanced ECC tasks such as placing central lines, arterial sampling and catheters and monitoring invasive blood pressure. You will be required to provide a high standard of inpatient care in ICU for a wide variety of cases including referral cases from our Internal medicine and Surgery services. This is an opportunity to work with Specialist and AP vets in a multi-disciplinary environment. We are committed to training our nurses to the highest standard and continued professional development.

Make a difference and save lives

The successful applicant in our vet nurse role will be –

  • An RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse
  • Passionate about caring for our clients and their pets
  • Motivated to deliver the exceptional clinic standards that Vets Now is known for
  • Experience in an ECC environment is advantageous

We invest in our people

At Vets Now we invest heavily in the continuous professional development of all our people across the business. You will have access to professional qualifications, progression opportunities, coaching and mentoring. Our CPD package is second to none, VDS and RCVS fees are covered, and we will support you in achieving an ECC certificate.

Working pattern

We are looking for an experienced RVN who can commit to working 40 hours per week with the following rota pattern:

Week 1: Monday to Thursday from 07:00 to 18:00

Week 2: Tuesday to Friday from 08:00 to 19:00

Week 3: Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30 to 20:30 and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10:30 to 21:30

Week 4: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 07:00 to 18:00

Week 5: Monday and Tuesday from 07:00 to 18:00

Week 6: Monday to Thursday from 10:30 to 21:30

We look after you, so you can look after them

Recognising hard work is important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

Your health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity policy including 6 months full pay
  • Family-friendly policies including paternity and adoption pay schemes

Your work life balance

  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid volunteering days

Your development

  • £1125 CPD allowance increasing annually plus 20 paid hours pro rata
  • ECC certificate support – financial and paid study leave

Your professional memberships

  • RCVS fees
  • VDS cover

Your additional benefits

  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary

For further information on this role please call Julia in our recruitment team at 07535651164 or email [email protected]