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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Allpets Veterinary Hospital

The Role

Allpets Veterinary Hospital requires an enthusiastic, VCI Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly, progressive team in our busy, well established Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in Drogheda, Co.Louth. This position is a 6-month full-time temporary maternity leave cover starting mid-late February 2022, with a view of it turning into a permanent position. Our nurses are an integral part of our team and are involved in all aspects of patient care. There will be an opportunity to maintain existing nurse-led clinics!

The rota involves working 40 hours per week over 5 days including a 1hour daily rest period making the hours 37.5. The shift pattern ranges from 8:30am-5:00pm and 11:30am-8:00pm. Out of hours can be tailored for the successful applicant

Competitive salary commensurate with experience up to €30,000.

About Us

We are a 100% small animal practice based in Drogheda, Co.Louth, 30 minutes from Dublin airport. We are dedicated to providing a high standard of care to both our clients and our patients. With our new expansion can offer 4 consulting rooms making 1 available to nurses at all times, 2 surgical theatres, a designated cat-only waiting area, and an additional family bereavement room. We are a well-equipped, modern, newly expanded practice (inc. digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, in-house blood analysers). We are also a gold accredited ISFM cat-friendly clinic.

CPD is highly encouraged and in-house CPD events and clinical coaching sessions are organised regularly.

We currently have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Customer Service Staff, 1 Accounts Manager and 1 Practice Manager. We also have certificate holders in both Medicine and Surgery.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate would have:
. Exceptional organisational and communication skills.
. Exceptional customer care skills.
. The ability to handle multiple requests and work in a fast paced and often demanding environment.
The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
. The ability to function with a high level of initiative and proactivity

. Competent in anaesthesia monitoring and theatre nursing.

Ideally has experience in a fast-paced, busy small animal setting.

. Ideally, we require a Nurse with 2-3 years of experience.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • €600 CPD allowance per annum
  • VCI Membership paid
  • Leadership Academy for all our future leaders, including Head Nurses and Practice Managers
  • Funding of any Certs / Diploma’s / PhD’s that you may want to pursue
  • VDS Membership paid
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to PRSA
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Industry leading Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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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