Athlone Veterinary Hospital are seeking a Veterinary Nurse to join their experienced team of professionals.
We are a registered veterinary hospital as awarded by the Veterinary Council of Ireland’s Practice Accreditation Scheme. We are located at Bonavalley, Athlone which is in the centre of Ireland, 1hr from Dublin and Galway. Athlone is a bustling market town with fantastic cafes, pubs, and restaurants, and is surrounded by stunning countryside and waterways.
Athlone Veterinary Hospital is a mixed practice, 50% small, 30% Large, 20% Equine. We have all the usual equipment that you would expect including digital x-ray, Idexx blood analysis, ultrasound, dental, gaseous anaesthesia, Equine x-ray facilities, large animal surgery, stocks, stables, calf pens.
Our well-established team comprises of 4 full time and 1 part time vet, 2 registered vet nurses and 5 support staff. With many collective years of experience, we offer a supportive working environment. We strive to keep a positive atmosphere in the hospital each day for both our clients and employees to enjoy.
We are seeking a full time, permanent Veterinary Nurse to join our team.
The role will include assisting Vet during surgery, patient monitoring, animal husbandry, nurses clinic, puppy club, weight management club, dispense medication etc.
This is a full time position, 5-5.5 days per week (8am to 3pm, 9am to 7pm or 8.30am to 4pm). Weekend duties every 3rd weekend with time in lieu No out of hours excluding emergency situations.
Salary for the role is commensurate with experience level.
All applicants must have a qualified Veterinary Nurse and be eligible to register with the Veterinary Council of Ireland.
New graduate welcome, training will be provided
Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata
We recognize 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:
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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