Registered Veterinary Nurse - Brand New Advanced Practice!

Location Colchester
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £32k + Benefits!!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGVHN
Published: about 1 year ago

​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary nurse to work in a Brand-new State of the art facility from the first day of opening in September 2022!!

About the Team:
Become part of an amazing team made up of 15 Vets, 15 RVN’s, 6 Apprentice SVN’s, 10 VCA’s, 10 CCA’s and 3 practice managers. This friendly, highly skilled group of Veterinary Surgeons include Surgery and Medicine certificate holders supported by 14 other vets working towards certificates in Emergency and Critical Care, Diagnostic imaging, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Small Animal Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Exotics and Endoscopy.

The Practice:

The brand new, modern, state of art Advanced Practice is designed and built with 3 objectives in mind: great client journey, excellent patient care and equally important, great working environment for our colleagues...

Offering 24 hrs in patient care, CT scans, Endoscopy, Arthroscopy, Advanced Orthopaedic procedures, Advanced ultrasound, Laparoscopic procedures including spays in addition to everything else generally offered by a 1st opinion veterinary practice. To promote excellent patient care and comfort we have a dedicated ICU unit as well as 4 separate patient wards with top of the range fully climate controlled enclosures. 

While working across these two busy practices, you will be fully encouraged to use all your RVN skills optimally, some examples of the equally shared RVN duties: 

  • 2nd Vaccines

  • Monthly medicated injections

  • Medication checks for selected repeat medications

  • Long term medical case management e.g., diabetics, thyroid cases

  • Triage emergency cases 

  • Processing repeat prescription requests

  • Assisting CCA’s with clinical client enquiries


  • CT scans

  • X-rays including dental x-rays

  • Ultrasound

  • Assisting with the inductions/ performing local anaesthetics

  • Anaesthetic monitoring

  • Schedule 3 procedures 

  • Scrubbing in with vets during surgical procedures and assisting with endoscopy and arthroscopy

  • Laboratory worK

Patients Care

  • In house 24hr patient care.

Key Points of the Role:

  • Salary to match your expectations, experience and skillsets

  • Funded post graduate certificate studies

  • Clinical Coach duties

  • 4 day working weeks & 1 in 3 weekends with long weekends off every 9 weeks!

  • Only 5 night shifts every 9 weeks

On Offer:

  • Excellent career opportunities, with support for long term development (including certificates) 

  • Contributory Pension scheme

  • Paid memberships (RCVS and VDS)

  • Gym membership

  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • Experienced & Supportive Team

If you are an Experienced or Newly Qualified Veterinary nurse interested in joining this amazing team & new clinic, 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.

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.