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PERMANENT FULL TIME VET POSITION

You will be working within an established and supportive team where we pride ourselves on offering exceptional care to our clients and their pets.

Each of our two clinics is supported by 2 Vet Nurses, a full time Receptionist, a student nurse, an animal care assistant and the Practice Manager.

We have a wide variety of clients and cases, and you will both consult and deal with in-patients both surgical and medical, on a daily basis.

Being a small team of 4 vets, you will be able to work up your own cases, and see them through to conclusion.

Join us and benefit from:

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  • Being part of a friendly and supportive team
  • Great Rota, no OOH
  • RCVS accredited Independent Clinics
  • Average 40 hour working week
  • Generous CPD Allowance
  • Well equipped surgeries
  • Bonus scheme after 1 year
  • Organised and pro-active ethos
  • Financial aid for charity work abroad
  • 28 days annual leave

Person Specification
We are looking for an excellent, committed and dynamic person who shares our values and is confident in all aspects of first opinion medicine and surgery.

There is sole charge involved and due to this our position is not suitable for a new graduate. Ideally you will have 2 years experience, with a minimum of 1 year working in the UK.

Experience and Essential Technical Skills
• Must be confident in neutering procedures, mass excisions, dental extractions, stitch ups.
• Basic ultrasound skills would be an advantage but is not essential.
• Gut surgery ie FB removal experience would be preferable, but is not essential

Personal Qualities
Good communication skills
Punctual and reliable
Good organisational skills
Team player

Our history
Paxton Vet Clinics Ltd comprises of two non-corporate Clinics, located on either side of Crystal Palace, in South London. Both sites offer the same equipment and standard of care and have been established Veterinary Clinics for over 40 years, and are well known in the local area.

Helen took over ownership of the Paxton Vet Clinics in 2007 and has strived to improve the equipment and services offered since taking over.

The clinics have digital Xray, dental Xray, ultrasound, endoscopy, brand new in house IDEXX lab machines that perform haematology, biochemistry, electrolytes, plus urinalysis. This means we have the facilities to form a care plan for our unwell patients using results we receive while the owners wait.

We also have a Tonopen, ECG, blood pressure monitors, pulse oximetry and basic orthopaedic kit.

How to apply
Please complete this application form, and e-mail it, along with your CV, to clifton@paxtonvets.co.uk with the subject line “VET APPLICATION”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

HEAD NURSE POSITION GIPSY ROAD BRANCH

 

You will be working within an established and supportive team where we pride ourselves on offering exceptional care to our clients and their pets.

Each of our two clinics is supported by 2 Vets, 2 Vet Nurses, a full time Receptionist, a student nurse, an animal care assistant and the Practice Manager.

We have a wide variety of clients and cases, and you will both consult and deal with in-patients both surgical and medical, on a daily basis.

As Head Nurse you will be responsible for the nursing team, and clinical nursing protocols, with regular team meetings to ensure both clinics run smoothly. You will be fully supported by the Practice Manager and Head Vet in this role.

Join us and benefit from:

  • paw paxton vetsBeing part of a friendly & supportive team
  • Great rota planned ahead
  • No OOH or on call. Av 1:3 Sat AMs
  • Average 40 hour week
  • Generous CPD Allowance
  • Well equipped surgeries
  • RCVS accredited Independent Clinics
  • Organised & pro-active ethos
  • Financial aid for charity work abroad
  • 28 days annual leave

Person Specification
We are looking for an excellent, committed and dynamic person who shares our values and is confident in all aspects of nursing. This is a Head Nurse role, and there is the responsibility of the nursing team, plus sole charge involved – due to this our position is not suitable for a new graduate. Ideally you will have 2 years experience, with a minimum of 1 year working in the UK, however you do not need to have prior Head Nurse experience.

Personal Qualities
Good communication skills
Punctual and reliable
Good organisational skills
Team player

Our history
Paxton Vet Clinics is comprised of two non-corporate Clinics, located on either side of Crystal Palace, in South London. Both sites offer the same equipment and standard of care and have been established Veterinary Clinics for over 50 years, and are well known in the local area.

Helen took over ownership of the Paxton Vet Clinics in 2007 and has strived to constantly improve the equipment and services offered since taking over, which is recognised by the community and our growing client base.

The clinics have digital Xray, dental Xray, ultrasound, endoscopy, brand new in house IDEXX lab machines that perform haematology, biochemistry, electrolytes, plus urinalysis. This means we have the facilities to form a care plan for our unwell patients using results we receive while the owners wait. We also have a Tonopen, ECG, blood pressure monitors, pulse oximetry and basic orthopaedic kit.

How to apply
Please complete this application form and the nurse competency test, and e-mail it along with your CV, to clifton@paxtonvets.co.uk for the attention of our Practice Manager Louisa Ellis with the subject line “HEAD NURSE APPLICATION”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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