Registered Veterinary Nurse- (Basildon)

Location Basildon
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6001
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client that we are delighted to be working with is a thriving small animal surgery in Basildon, who is seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly and established team!

About them:
This practice works in a lovely, purpose built practice with state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, flexible and rigid endoscopes and easy access to a 16 slice CT scanner. Because they benefit from a fully equipped endoscopy suite, they encourage the use of minimally invasive procedures like otoendoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of ear disease, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, gastroendoscopy and colonoscopy, lap assisted biopsies, enterotomy, cystotomy and ovariectomy.

They have recently invested in Colibri II Synthes power drill to help is with orthopaedic surgeries and ENSEAL and harmonic devices for better surgical experience. They are very passionate about pain management for their pets and routinely perform nerve blocks, CRIs and up-to-date with knowledge of recent advancement in anaesthesia and pain management.

They see a real variety of cases with a ratio of approx. 60:40 dogs to cats. They perform lots of orthopaedic procedures in-house including patella luxation, fracture repairs, cruciate surgeries with TPLO and they also carry out a wide variety of soft tissue surgery.  

You will be joining the current supportive team of 4 vets, 6 registered veterinary nurses, 2 student nurses 4 receptionists, 1 client account manager and 1 practice manager. They hold a variety of individual interests within the team including orthopaedics, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging, vets who have completed their certificates and who are working towards it.

About you and the role:

  • This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, including 1:5 weekends on a rota basis. The rota involves early, middle and late shifts on rota basis. There is no OOH requirements.

  • They are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse who is experienced within the role and someone who also has the relevant experience and qualifications as a clinical coach to encourage and guide their other nurses within practice.

  • Excellent customer service and patient care is extremely important to them, so they are looking for individuals who share their high standards and work ethos with effective communication skills and be enthusiastic about giving the best service to their clients.

  • You will be empathetic, passionate about the industry and will be compassionate about animal care; someone who strives to deliver the very best service for their animals and clients, every single time.

In return, they offer benefits which include:
•    Competitive salary reflective of your experience level
•    Contributory pension scheme
•    In-house career development opportunities
•    Paid membership fees
•    Access to the reward hub which has colleague discounts and cashbacks at a variety of locations

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 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. 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.