Crescent Veterinary clinic (CVC) in Limerick is a purpose-built Small Animal Hospital seeking to expand their team.
Limerick is unique in that daily commutes are short. We are close to the motorway making easy access to Cork and Galway only 1 hour away, with Dublin only 2 hours away! Our hospital is also a short 20-minute commute from Shannon airport making international travel close to hand. The west coast of Clare is only a 40-minute drive, ideal for wind/ kite surfers etc.
Our close-knit team of professionals is made up of 7 Veterinary surgeons, 7 Veterinary nurses and 4 members of our Support team. Some of our vets are certificate holders in Small Animal Surgery & Advanced Veterinary Practice making our day-to-day caseload interesting and varied. Our Clinical Directors are extremely supportive in promoting a friendly working environment with a focus on employee wellbeing and professional development.
We pride ourselves on exceptional care for all our patients and our hospital is well equipped to help us deliver outstanding services.
Check out our website for more information on our practice and services we provide: www.cvcvets.ie
We are seeking to employ a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team.
The duties will encompass all aspects of the RVN role, including inpatient care, surgery, pharmacy etc.
The working rota will cover 40 hours, 5 days per week, and 1 in 7 weekends.
Our 3 shift patterns include 12pm-8pm, 8am-4pm,10am-6pm. There may be the occasional day in our sister branch.
Our RVNs are required to work weekends and evenings on call. Out of hours are paid in TOIL or overtime.
We are flexible with shift patterns to promote good work life balance.
Salary for this position starts at €28,000 depending on experience level.
All applicants must have a recognised qualification in Veterinary Nursing and be eligible to register with the Veterinary Council of Ireland.
New graduate welcome, training will be provided.
Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our staff, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:
- Work Life Balance
- 22 days Annual Leave
- Birthday Leave
- Focus on Employee Wellbeing
- Paid Maternity Leave Package
- Paid Paternity Leave
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Full access to EAP and Wellbeing Centre
- Paid Bereavement Leave
- Company Sick Pay
- €600 annual CPD allowance with 3 days paid CPD days – subject to pro rata
- Funding of any Certificates / Diplomas you may want to pursue
- Career Progression Opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical
- Professional Memberships
- VCI membership paid
- VDS cover paid
- Additional Benefits
- Annual Pay Reviews
- Dedicated CARE fund – annual contribution of €1,100 from IVC Evidensia for each Vet to use on a case of your choice to ensure successful outcome with your patient (T&Cs apply)
- Pawesome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
- Employer Pension Contributions
- Free Flu Inoculations
- Discounted Veterinary Fees
- Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQ+, Wellbeing Champions, Nurses Committee, Clinical Board and many more)
As a BAME and LGBTQIA+ 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, please contact us.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Eadaoin Redmond from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Eadaoin Redmond RVN
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