Referral Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location Stockport
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24k+
Contact name: Sophie Gould

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Job ref: SGWICNS
Published: 10 months ago

​An exciting opportunity to develop your nursing knowledge and skills at a multi-disciplinary referral hospital......

They are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual who pays high attention to detail and has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for delivering a high level of nursing care to our patients across all of the diagnostic and treatment services offered at the clinic.

With a large caseload variety, you will be exposed to cases from all disciplines including ophthalmology, soft tissue, internal medicine, behaviour, orthopaedics, dentistry, dermatology and cardiology. The role will also involve a share of in-patient care with wards nursing on the rotation of shifts. There may on occasions be some time spent at the busy 1stopinion branches to help cover with sickness.


They offer a supportive learning environment for nurses- CPD is encouraged and funded. Many of the nurses have achieved or are working towards certificates in further studies (anaesthesia, surgery, dentistry) and/or advanced diplomas. And are regular hosts of in-house CPD, hold ‘Clinical Club’ meetings every 3 months and the nurses were heavily involved in achieving Hospital Status with the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme

The Role:

  • This role is ideally full time (5 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered.

  • There will be 1 in 3 weekends (either the Saturday or Sunday-not both). Days off in lieu given for any shifts worked at the weekend or bank holidays.

  • There is also the possibility of twilight shifts and some emergency cover- this can be discussed during your interview.

A typical candidate should have:

  • RVN status

  • Confidence in their professional abilities

  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a large team

  • Desire to offer gold standard clinical care at all times

Your package would also include the following benefits:

  • Holiday entitlement is 22 days per annum plus bank/public holidays pro rata.

  • Remuneration is £24,000 + per annum pro rata, depending on experience

  • Health Shield – you will be enrolled onto the scheme within your first two months of employment

  • Salary Sacrifice auto-enrolment pension

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Opt in private health care

  • Generous pet discount for our practice teams

  • CPD – encouraged and funded

  • RCVS Registration fees paid

  • More than 4 weeks holiday entitlement

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • Buy and Sell holiday

  • VDS is also paid for clinical team

  • Life Insurance at 1x annual salary

  • 1 day paid volunteering leave, pro rata for part time colleagues

If you are a passionate and dynamic individual who pays high attention to detail & experienced within veterinary nursing - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

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