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Linnaeus Registered Veterinary Nurse in Highgate, United Kingdom

Location: 65, 67 Chetwynd Rd, London, NW5 1BX

Practice: Village Vet (Highgate)

Hours: Full time, 42 hours, 1:3 Saturday mornings

Salary: Up to £34,600, depending on experience

Are you seeking a new opportunity in a thriving practice with an amazing team and plenty of opportunities for growth and development? Keep reading! We're looking for a Nurse to join our Highgate team and would love to hear from you.

We are seeking an enthusiastic RVN to work at our busy branch practice. This is a role where your nursing skills are utilised to their full potential. The practice has a large client base, with a wide variety of cases seen. We offer a transparent career framework for professional progression, alongside excellent pay, and benefits. We promote further growth and development within the team and the company.

In this role you will be working closely with the lead nurse and the rest of the team in the delivery of excellent client & patient care. This role will incorporate a wide breadth of nursing duties, incorporating management of medical and surgical patients, provision of perioperative care, assisting with the provision of anaesthesia and schedule III procedures, as well as supporting the patient journey from admission to discharge, providing nurse consults and the provision of outstanding client care.

The Nursing Career Framework is designed to support career progression and development and supports clinically focussed pathways and a people leadership pathway.

Our Nurse Career Framework also supports a competitive salary reflecting skills, and experience held while identifying future goals and opportunities

CPD including advanced qualifications is actively encouraged as this facilitates development of the veterinary nursing teams to ensure the team are fully utilised and able to work at the top of their licence.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • Enhanced sickness policy

  • RCVS & VDS fees paid

  • CPD allowance and allocated CPD days

  • Access to an extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programmes

  • Progression & development opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Discounts with PetPlan

  • Wellness program, including;

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Gym membership discount

  • Cycle2Work scheme

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Flu vaccine voucher

  • Recruitment reward scheme

About Us

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group, based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We have a mix of small and medium-sized first opinion practices supported by four large 24-hour hospitals.

We have a strong recognisable brand, and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 30 sites and are very proud of our achievements.

We believe in supporting and investing in our staff and facilities, ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional qualifications across all levels of employment and we offer a structured programme of career progression within our group.

Our clinicians are well supported by a cohesive team of nurses, students and patients care assistant’s (including a dedicated night team) all of which are actively supported in their career development as part of the Linnaeus nursing framework.

Our vision is to be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at careers@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone. For more information, click here https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/about-us/health-and-wellbeing

Interested in learning more about our current Nurse opening and for a confidential conversation, please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition team at cherie.dean@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

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