Registered Veterinary Nurse – Full Time

Location: Bovingdon  |  Hertfordshire  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Tom Baker
Job Reference: 35974
Salary: £19000 - £22000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

My client, a small animal practice in West Hertfordshire are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team.

The practice do some exotics but the vast majority of patients are dogs, cats and small furries. Generally they have a fairly affluent client base but varies.

Their team is currently made up of 3 vets but works out about 2.5 full time, 3 registered nurses, two of whom have a great deal of experience, also 2 receptionists who basically job share the receptionist role and a Practice Manager.The premises are custom built and fully kitted up (except endoscope) and they have been going for about 10 years now.

The client are an independent practice and are proud of the way they do things, which is to a high standard, but on a very case by case basis – They want every client and animal to be considered and treated on their own merits.

They price fairly, and emphasise that their charges are for their time, not for drugs etc which clients can easily get from the internet if they so desire. They like to say that they are a veterinary practice that has to operate as a business, not a business that happens to be a veterinary practice,

The role:

Hours – 35

Weekends – 1 in 2 Sat 0830-1230

OOH – none

Daily duties – full mixture of nursing (operation assistance, in patients, nurse consults). They try and get their nurses doing a lot of consulting. Also practice admin like stock control and filing and stints on reception as their afternoon reception duties are shared around so that their afternoon receptionist can help with daily clean-up.

Cost price on supplies for staff animals and no charge for time. Subsidised flu vaccine.

Salary – £19,000-£20,000 DOE

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