About the Job

Part Time Veterinary Nurse – Wolverhampton – Fixed Term Contract

Up to £17ph DOE plus benefits

12 months Fixed Term Contract from May 2024

About Vets Now

Vets Now is the UK’s leading provider of emergency pet care, serving over 1700 veterinary practices through 60 plus dedicated out-of-hours clinics and two 24/7 pet emergency hospitals. Our Wolverhampton clinic provides emergency care for pets at nights, weekends, 24 hours on Sundays and bank holidays. They are there at the time people and pets need us most.

Understanding your key role

Our nursing team are at the core of clinical treatment including triage, surgery, anaesthesia, and in-patient care. Key responsibilities will include:

  • First Aid – give appropriate advice over the phone and perform in clinic.
  • Critical Care – management and monitoring of major body systems, monitoring of in-patient trends and identifying changes quickly, physiotherapy, pain assessment, wound and dressing care.
  • Diagnostics – confident to perform basic diagnostic procedures in a sole charge capacity.

Key requirements

  • RCVS registered for a minimum of six months.
  • Motivated to maintain high clinic standards.
  • Passionate about caring for our clients and their pets.
  • Experience with an ECC caseload is advantageous.

Working pattern

Working on average 30 hours per week on the following four-week rolling rota pattern:

Week 1: Wednesday from 18:00 to 09:00, Saturday from 12:00 to 18:30 and Sunday from 08:30 – 18:30.

Week 2: Wednesday and Thursday from 18:00 to 09:00.

Week 3: Monday, Saturday, and Sunday from 18:00 to 09:00.

Week 4: Friday from 18:00 to 09:00

Plus, a fair share of bank holidays.

Unlock your potential

We will support you in your development and provide you with access to professional qualifications, such as our widely recognised ECC certificate and industry leading CPD package.

What we offer?

  • Private medical insurance.
  • Enhanced sick and maternity pay.
  • 7 weeks annual leave.
  • Your birthday as a paid day off.
  • £1125 CPD allowance plus 20 paid hours.
  • RCVS fees paid and ECC certificate support.
  • Reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100s 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.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail, please contact Lauren in our Talent Team on 07977940379 or email Lauren.O’[email protected].