About the Job

Veterinary Nurse – Weekend

Up to £17ph DOE plus benefits

Join our Emergency and Critical care service in Vets Now, Newport

Vets Now are the UK’s leading provider of emergency pet care. Our nationwide network of out-of-hours pet emergency clinics are open through the night, at weekends and on bank holidays, so we’re ready and waiting to provide the care and support to pets and their owners at the time they need it most.

Help shape the future of Emergency and Critical Care

Vets Now Newport is a busy clinic with a diverse caseload which will give you the opportunity to develop your emergency & critical care skills. On shift you will work with a Vet Surgeon and during our busiest times you will also have the support of an Animal Care Assistant and Vet Receptionist in clinic and be supported by our Contact Centre and district team on-call. Our nursing team are at the core of clinical treatment including triage, surgery, anesthesia and in-patient care.

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

On-going professional development

Working in this ECC setting you will see a diverse and challenging caseload which will sharpen and develop your nursing skills. At Vets Now we invest heavily in the continuous professional development of all our people across the business. As a vet nurse 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.

Weekend working pattern

Week 1: Saturday from 07:00 to 17:00 and Sunday from 07:00 to 17:00

Week 2: Off

Week 3: Saturday from 12:00 to 00:30 and Sunday from 12:00 to 00:30

Week 4: Off

Plus, a fair share of bank holidays.

Comprehensive benefits package

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 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

Please get in touch with Lauren in our Talent Team to discuss on 07977940379 or email Lauren.O’[email protected]