An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Beaufield Vets, Celbridge! We are a busy, friendly and supportive small animal hospital. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: in-patient care, surgical and dental nursing, laboratory diagnostics, nurse clinics, radiography, anaesthesia, reception. We want to make sure every member of staff has a great work/ life balance, so we are happy to be flexible with the rota to fit in with the applicant's lifestyle. One in three weekends (finishes Saturday at 2.00) No out of hours responsibilities come with the role.
We are a very friendly, professional hospital where there is a huge emphasis on work/life balance. Strong support for mental health awareness, self-compassion, and resilience building. Support, mentoring and a commitment to CPD and further education are core values. Situated just west of Dublin city and well served by bus and rail for easy commute.
We currently have a great team of six vets, seven nurses, a practice manager and support staff. The successful candidate will be a good communicator and team player who is interested in using their education at a practical level every day, doing what they do best: nursing; and is also interested in pursuing further learning and both personal and professional development in an environment where there is great support and always someone on hand to help when it is needed
The applicants should be friendly, capable of working in a team and committed to providing excellent nursing care to the animals while also being able to deal with the owners in a compassionate and empathetic way.
The applicant should have some experience of working in a small animal veterinary environment. The applicant should be interested in applying the skills they learned during their training in practical ways, and also in advancing their learning on the job, by learning from others in the team, and from CPD. The applicant should be interested in mental health awareness, self-care and compassion and resilience.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
• 20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays (based on full time, prorated for part time)
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• €600 CPD allowance per annum
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• Pawsome - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Access to PRSA
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Industry leading Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs
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.