Weekend Small Animal Nurse x 2 (22 hours)

£22,459 - £26,111 (FTE)  | Part Time  | Pride Veterinary Centre – Derby

Overview

Pride Veterinary Centre offers a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Our diagnostics and treatment are second to none and we have many highly trained and experienced nurses to ensure that our patients receive the very best treatment.

We offer both primary care and a specialist-led referral service in a range of disciplines, and due to an increasing caseload, we are able to offer exciting nursing opportunities. Each case is interesting and varied, and should you wish to work in our hospital, referral experience is not essential as we welcome the opportunity to provide training for the perfect candidates. What we do ask for is enthusiasm, an excellent work ethic, team spirit and a passion for clinical excellence.

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The team

The team is friendly, supportive and passionate about providing the highest standard of care to our in-patients. Each day is different and we are always expanding our knowledge and learning new skills. In addition to your nursing colleagues, you will be working alongside our referral and first opinion vets, interns, residents and our kennel assistants.

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Your role

This is an exciting role at the heart of the hospital where we deliver high standards of nursing care to our patients. Caring for each patient individually in your allocated ward, which will include administering medications, fluid therapy, placing catheters, managing urinary catheters, feeding tubes and wound drains.

When working on procedures it will involve assisting the vet, monitoring anaesthetics, taking x-rays and helping to coordinate the days.
We support each other throughout the day to nurse the patients to the highest standards.

You will be working with a team of 6 nurses providing nursing care for inpatients both in first opinion and referral wards. Assisting with first opinion procedures, as well as coordinating the running of the day alongside the vet.

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Perks and benefits

Professional

  • Working in a friendly team
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Regular internal CPD
  • Regular morbidity and mortality rounds to improve patient outcomes
  • Ongoing training in inpatient care
  • Exposure to high level learning opportunities

Personal

  • Your birthday off work
  • Practice focus on health and well being


None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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