Advanced Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing (Level 3 Diploma) NEW LODGE VETERINARY CENTRE LTD
As part of our small team, we aim to provide the one-to-one support you will need, with both the practical work-based learning and during your college studies. The study of Veterinary Nursing at New Lodge Veterinary Centre requires application, dedication, attention to detail and a desire to apply theoretical knowledge into everyday practice.
Closing date: 17 Feb 2023
*Rota week one = £221.26* **Rota week two = £240.50** For apprentices in their first year who are 16-18 years old and those aged 19+ in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices, the NMW appropriate to their age applies.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 46
(the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)
Possible start date
27 Feb 2023
01 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be expected as an apprentice veterinary nurse to:
- Develop the flexibility and skills required across all areas of the practice from theatre work
- Nursing clinics
- Nursing inpatients
- To essential deep cleaning procedures
- Reception duties
The provision of an exceptional standard of client care is essential to this role.
Our nurses are trained to a high standard and provide excellent patient care and support for the vets.
We do provide our own inpatient care service although we use an out of hours care provider. You would be expected to take part in a 1 in 2 week/weekend rota including inpatient care overnight and at weekends as required.
The candidate must also hold a full clean driving licence, have own transport and live within 25 minutes' drive of the practice for patient care.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
A variety of training will take place including on the job training at the Veterinary Centre where you will be under supervision from a Registered Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary Surgeon and other Student Apprentice Veterinary Nurses.
Attendance at College of Animal Welfare, Godmanchester for 1 day per week – day release training, along with online lessons, off the job training, practical and written assignments and exams.
Successful applicants will complete the Advanced Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing and become a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Employment as Registered Veterinary Nurse at any Veterinary practice with the UK, or at any vacancy requiring RVN qualifications.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
THE COLLEGE OF ANIMAL WELFARE LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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