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Are you looking for your next move to have the potential of a promotion into a Head Nurse position?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team here at Mount Road Vets!

Duties will include

  • Undertake all general nursing duties within the practice and Nurse appointments.
  • Participate with the admission and discharge process of patients, the accuracy of which is of vital importance.
  • Participate in the cleaning and maintenance of the premises and patient areas and particularly the clinical areas with regular cleaning/routine care of all equipment to include the correct methods of sterilisation and reporting any faults or damage.
  • Administer treatment ( e.g injections, medications, fluid therapy and dressings) and dispense medication as instructed by the veterinary surgeon all in accordance with professional guidelines and practice policies.
  • Ensure you keep accurate records with regards to medical records, anaesthetic sheets, hospitalisation forms etc.
  • Maintain accurate client and patient records.
  • Ensure effective stock rotation/replenishment where applicable.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Understand and implement practice and group policies.
  • Take an active role in the training programme of veterinary nurses and animal care/ kennel assistants.

Bring your ideas and enthusiasm to the role and suggestions are always welcome, as we strive for continuous improvement in both how we operate and the service that we offer.

  • Full time position (40 hours a week) over either 4 or 5 days. This is flexible and we can accommodate part time hours to suit.
  • Flexible shift patterns between 9:30am and 6:30pm.
  • Share of the Saturday rota which is 1:4 (full day).
  • No out of hours.

About us

Mount Road Vets are a long established, well-respected 1st opinion practice in the heart of the community within 4 miles of lively central Manchester. Will a huge and loyal client base you will have a fantastic case lead with a varied mix of consults and surgery. We are in the fortunate position of being able to offer fully flexible rotas including full time, part time, flexitime, and a bespoke rota to fit around childcare and school holidays etc. We have good facilities including a digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab.

We are a small animal practice located very centrally in Manchester. We’re based in a terraced building with a very homely feel, within a lively city.

We’re fortunate to have very loyal clients, including some that have been coming here for over 40 years, and we work hard to deliver a service that's the best it can be, and that’s affordable for our clients. We are a big part of the community and are very proud of our reputation. Career progression is a big priority for us. There’s a lot of opportunity for progression, especially with our nurses which is a big focus for us at the moment. We know that as our team develops, it increases the service that we can give here to our clients, and we want to ensure everyone is supported to reach their full potential.

We’re located close to the city centre of Manchester which has so much to offer. There are lots of things to do, including great shopping, entertainment and so many great places to eat! Manchester is a thriving city with so much to offer if you enjoy the city life. Manchester also offers plenty of options if you enjoy the outdoors including parks, canal walks and a short drive to the Peak district.

Because our people matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

  • Work-life balance
    • 6.6 weeks annual leave
    • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
    • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Wellbeing
    • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
    • Non-accidental injury support
  • Development
    • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
    • Certificate support
    • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
    • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
    • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
    • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
    • Quality Improvement Programme
  • Professional Memberships
    • VDS cover
    • RCVS fees
  • Additional
    • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
    • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer
    • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.