Emergency 0113 2369030
Out of hours 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Hospital 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic, Ilkley 01943 609285
Emergency 0113 2369030
Out of hours 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Hospital 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic, Ilkley 01943 609285

Registered Veterinary Nurse/2nd Year SVN

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse or a 2nd Year SVN to join our fantastic team. We are a friendly bunch with a real passion for high standards of care! Your role at Holly House would include an interesting and varied caseload. Our shifts can be a mix including wards, surgery, consultations. If you enjoy Nurse Consultations, mentoring or puppy classes, then we have lots for you to get involved in too! We are keen to support you so that you can develop in the areas you feel passionately about. In return for your hard work we offer exclusive company discounts, reward schemes and paid CPD allowance.
•    Salary £22000-£25000 DOE
•    40 hours per week (including weekends and nights)

About Us

Holly House Vets are a 24-hour RCVS accredited small animal hospital based in West Yorkshire. We are friendly bunch with a real passion for high standards of care! We have a wonderful, purpose-built hospital with two fully equipped branch sites. Our equipment includes, K-Laser, CT scanner, state of the art anaesthetics and monitoring equipment, operating suite and digital radiography area and much more! We see a varied mix of first opinion work and referrals in surgery, medicine, CT and exotics. No two days are the same!

Our team consists of 19 vets and 32 in our nursing team, Cert holders in exotics, medicine and surgery. We are a friendly and supportive team. We have a strong focus on mental health and wellbeing and participate in monthly Schwartz Rounds to discuss the emotional aspects of our work.

Applicant Requirements

This vacancy would suit an RVN or a confident second year SVN. Hospital experience is advantageous but not essential. The most important attributes are a good work ethic and willingness to work within a team.

RVN Benefits 
•    20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.


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