Prep Veterinary Nurse (part-time) – Eashing
Fitzpatrick Referrals Orthopaedics and Neurology is looking for a dedicated and passionate prep veterinary nurse who can provide advanced nursing care to patients receiving pioneering orthopaedic and neurological treatments.
Your ability to be forward-thinking, show empathy and demonstrate exemplary teamwork is essential. This position is perfect for those who wish to develop their nursing knowledge and skills to the next level and care for patients with more advanced illness and disease.
This exciting position will provide anaesthesia, surgical and diagnostic nursing care to patients passing through the preparation and theatre areas. You will get exposure to caring for patients with a range of conditions, including caring for intensive patients and using advanced nursing skills. You will be responsible for delivering a high level of nursing care to the patients assigned throughout the entire anaesthesia/surgical and diagnostic process and you should be a dynamic individual with high attention to detail and the ability to work well in a face-paced environment.
We have a 12-week induction training scheme where all new nurses are trained by a nursing mentor. Ongoing support is provided via quarterly one to one meetings and a yearly appraisal. The nursing structure and encouragement for extra learning and CPD allows nurses to grow and develop their career in different directions. Monthly lectures are held internally, by nurses, for nurses, so you can share and develop your knowledge.
This is a part-time role, working a 24 hour week, on a rotating shift pattern alongside a 1 in 5 weekend rota. You will also be required to work as part of a bank holiday rota.
We offer a competitive salary, RCVS registration, funded CPD, a company pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme, free VET Festival ticket, an onsite gym, staff room with complimentary hot and cold drinks and staff facilities, and free onsite parking.
For further information or to apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] stating which role you are applying for in the email subject line, by Friday 21st February 2020.
Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close for applications before the closing date.