Registered Veterinary Nurse- Be part of a growing team!

Location Durham
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Contact name: Niamh Fanthrope

Contact email:
Job ref: NF625
Published: 26 days ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are pleased to be working with a practice who have an exciting opportunity that has arisen in their small animal practice for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly, professional team on a full-time basis.

About them:

Their lovely team really enjoy socialising together including an annual garden party, access to a chalet in the French Alps and nurse lead outings. A work/life wellness balance is important to them, so their team consists of 5 vets, 6 RVNs, 3 SVNs, 1ACA. They have 3 vets working per day 2 consulting and 1 full surgical vet. 

They’re looking for a nurse who wants to bring fresh ideas to the practice and who is looking to be part of a growing team. Nurses with certificates in Anaesthesia, exotics, feline friendly nursing, ECC & Nutrition. They have vets studying for surgery cert and vets with "special interest" in orthopaedics. 

This position is full time, and you would be working on a rota basis, working 1 in 4/5 Saturdays alongside another RVN but no OOH.  

About You 

You will have a good experience of veterinary nursing, excellent customer service and communication skills, be an effective team player, have a systematic approach when making decisions and be able to carry out the role effectively with planning and organisation. You are friendly, down-to-earth, have a genuine interest in animal welfare and enjoy the variety provided by the clients and colleagues alike.

What we offer:

  • Excellent salary of £25,000 - £30,000 (DOE) 

  • Enhanced holiday allowance that grows with years’ service 

  • Practice profit bonus sharing scheme

  • Unlimited CPD allowance to play with subject to approval.

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Memberships paid

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call Niamh on 028 8765 8065 or email a CV to

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