Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists 01425 485615

Senior Neurology Nurse

Location: Ringwood
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Averaging 40 hours per week
Rotation: 1 weekend per 5 weeks
Essential: Fully qualified registered VN
Position Reports to: Head Neurology Nurse 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered veterinary nurse to join the neurology team at SCVS. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated and passionate nurse with a keen interest in veterinary neurology. We are looking for an individual who has prior experience working in Veterinary referrals and who wishes to advance their nursing knowledge and skills, within the specialist discipline of neurology.

The role will involve providing the highest standard of care to patients within the neurology department. Daily duties include nursing care of hospitalised patients (either in ICU or day wards), performing anaesthetic monitoring of patients during advanced diagnostic procedures and anaesthesia and surgical preparation for those undergoing surgical interventions. This role will include duties deputising the head neurology nurse, such as the daily running of MR schedules and maintenance of specialist equipment.

Salary: up to £33,000 for the right candidate

About Us

Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is a multidisciplinary referral centre currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of the facilities. The practice is located in the South of England close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by Tripadvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London.

Our wards team is a nurse lead department consisting of dedicated wards nurses, rotating nurses, student veterinary nurses and veterinary care assistants who provide 24 hour care to our hospitalised patients and work alongside all other departments within the hospital.

Applicant Requirements

Minimum requirements are for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse with current RCVS registration. Advanced nursing qualifications and an interest in teaching/clinical coach would be advantageous for this role.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

•             4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

•             3 days paid CPD leave

•             £550 CPD allowance per annum

•             RCVS Membership paid

•             Service based holiday entitlement increases

•             VDS cover

•             Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

•             Enhanced paternity pay

•             Birthday leave

•             Discounted veterinary fees

•             My Benefits - various discounts including retail and gym memberships

•             Cycle to Work scheme

•             Pension

•             CPD/training support

•             Paid bereavement leave

•             Company sick pay

•             Free uniform

•             Annual pay reviews

•             Social events

•             Academy & Leadership courses

•             Focus on employee wellbeing

•             Relocation packages

•             Career progression opportunities

•             Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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