• Full Time
  • Anywhere

The Role

We are seeking a Student Veterinary Nurse to join us at Medivet Clapham in South London.

This role requires applicants to be currently enrolled at college as a SVN and looking to continue their nursing journey within a busy practice.

The successful candidate will be a confident and enthusiastic nurse who thrives in a team environment but also possess the confidence to work alone from time to time.

Progression and development are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re dedicated to supporting our Student Veterinary Nurses as they start their career in nursing. Through regular performance reviews and catch-ups, we provide you with a wealth of opportunities to develop your skills in whichever way you choose.

Salary and hours: 

  • Salary £16,725 – £22,961 per annum, depending on experience (includes £2000 London weighting allowance)
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hours are 43 with 1:3 weekends and a fair share of bank holiday cover with time off in lieu
  • Key Accountabilities

  • – Assisting vets, qualified and student nurses with all aspects of their work 
  • – Caring for animals, administering, simple medical treatments under instruction and supervision
  • – Setting up for surgery, x-rays and medical procedures
  • – Walking, cleaning and monitoring animals as well as caring for the clinical environment
  • – Many aspects of client communication, reception duties, taking payments, computer work
  • – Travel between local branches as required
  • – Expected to be undertaking formal training towards a veterinary nursing qualification
  • Skills and Experience

  • – Applicants must be enrolled at college or university as a Student Veterinary Nurse on the Veterinary Nurse Diploma or Degree course 
  • – Demonstrates empathy with patients and clients 
  • – Ability to work in a team and under pressure 
  • – Adaptable and friendly nature 
  • – Good customer service experience, eager to build strong relationships with both colleagues and clients 
  • – Full driver’s licence would be an advantage 
  • The Branch

    Medivet Clapham is situated in Abbeville Village in the heart of Clapham, South London. 

    It is a fast paced practice which offers a similar environment to that of a mini hospital, providing excellent exposure for a SVN at the beginning of their nursing career! 

    The branch perform a high volume of procedures including endoscopy, cardiac scans and lap spays; equipped with endoscopes, ultrasound, laparoscopic stack system for keyhole surgery, full in house lab, ethylene oxide sterilisation and digital x-ray. 

    Most importantly, our team take pride in their communication and are seeking a likeminded Student Veterinary Nurse who enjoys nurturing and building client relationships. 

    The successful candidate will be joining a three vet team with over ten years’ experience and certificate holders in Cardiology and Endosurgery. The nursing team is made up of the HRVN, Student Nurse (that’s you!) and reception team. 

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