Experienced Veterinary Nurse- Join a two-site practice!

Location Tipperary
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to €31.2k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SG2022
Published: about 1 month ago

​We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who are seeking an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join their team   

About them:

They are a two-site practice and see first and second opinion cases. They also provide a referral service to their neighbouring practices. They also provide radiograph & ultrasound services. Their team consists of 5 vets (2 with advanced certs in surgery and medicine), 3 registered nurses, 2 Animal Care Assistants, 2 groomers, and receptionists. Their hospital is a large premises with amble carparking. They have 2/3 consulting rooms, ultrasound room, x-ray, dental machine. Their caseload includes routine & complex surgeries including orthopaedics. They are also involved in a neutering scheme with a local charity.

The Role :

Day to day duties will include a wide range of Veterinary Nursing tasks including assisting vets in consults & assisting surgeries, nurse consultations, monitoring anaesthetics, inpatient care, administering medications, preparation of of surgical theatre & kennels etc. 


This is a full time, permanent position. Their rota is 5 days per week, with start times from 8.00am to 9.30am. 

Their RVNs cover 1 in 4 weekends and approximately 2 nights on call every 4 week (on call covers both Brittas and Cashel branches). They offer generous time off in lieu to ensure a good work life balance.  


Salary for this role is up to €31,200 depending on experience. 

Applicant Requirements :

All applicants must be a qualified Veterinary Nurse, registered or eligible to register with the VCI, and eligible to work in Ireland. 

Previous experience would be preferred, but not essential.

The successful candidate should be friendly & courteous, should be willing to work as a team & be able to work of their own initiative in a fast-paced environment. 

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:    

  • 22 days Annual Leave   

  • Paid Maternity Leave Package  

  • Paid Paternity Leave  

  • Cycle to Work Scheme   

  • Paid Bereavement Leave  

  • Company Sick Pay  

  • €600 annual CPD allowance with 3 days paid CPD days – subject to pro rata   

  • VCI membership paid  

  • VDS cover paid  

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or share this post with your connections who might be interested - Send through a CV or email Sophie for a friendly chat!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on  028 8765 8068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.