Registered Veterinary Nurse-(Bekesbourne)

Location Kent
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £31k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6005
Published: 24 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their fantastic team. The successful candidate would be the final piece to our wonderful nursing team. With day-to-day duties consisting of general nursing, assisting with theatre procedures, lab work, diagnostic imaging, nurse consultations, kennel duties, admits and discharges.

Working hours/Rota:
The role would be working 5 days per week on an alternating pattern of early (8-4pm) and late shift (11.30-7.30pm) and a clinics shift 9-5pm. No OOH and a day off in lieu for working 1:6 Saturdays.


Salary for the role is up to £31,000 depending on experience

About them:

This Practice is a well-established, purpose designed modern small animal practice situated in a delightful rural farmstead, within 4 miles of the historic cathedral city of Canterbury with easy access to both London and Europe via the Channel Tunnel. There is also a diverse coastline with nature reserves and a wealth of cycle routes and trails to enjoy.

The practice has a separate ISFM Silver accredited Cat-only Clinic and a Rehabilitation Clinic with an aqua treadmill all on the same site. They have wonderful clients with a higher-than-normal percentage of insured pets.


The practice has a Clinical Director, 4 full time Vets, 10 RVNs, 2 SVNs, 2 ANAs, 6 Receptionists and a Practice Manager who was a Head nurse previously and has a passion for the client journey and team.

Applicant Requirements:

An experienced RVN, who enjoys all aspects of nursing and a varied caseload. An interest in feline behaviour and nursing would be beneficial to the practice. The right candidate will be committed to high standards of client and patient care, treating each pet as their own. They welcome a team player, keen to bring and share new ideas.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
•    6.6 weeks annual leave
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
•    Non-accidental injury support
•    £550 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata
•    VDS cover
•    RCVS fees
•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

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. 

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