Registered Veterinary Nurse- (Galashiels)

Location Galashiels
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23k-£26k
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email:
Job ref: SG6009
Published: 28 days ago

Are you an inspired Veterinary Nurse looking for an exciting new role in the beautiful Scottish Borders?

Our client has a fantastic opportunity that has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly and progressive small animal team. Their aim is to make the patients and clients feel part of the practice, providing a professional yet caring service. They believe in being proactive, and as nurses are encouraged to use their own initiative and skills, working alongside the vets, to ensure the best outcome is achieved for all animals in their care.


They are based in the small town of Galashiels, 50 minutes outside of Edinburgh, which is surrounded by vast countryside. This offers a wide range of outdoor activities for your spare time including walking, horse riding and cycling.


They are small and dedicated team, consisting of 4 vets, 2 nurses and 4 receptionists over two branches. They have a varied case load, giving nurses the opportunities to use and develop their qualification, with support from the whole team.


  • 4 day working week, with 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

  • No OOH or on call – their patients are transferred to a dedicated emergency team 5 minutes from the practice


  • Salary range £23000 – 26000

  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays (FTE)

  • £600.00 CPD Allowance (FTE)

  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • One other membership subscription

  • VDS cover

  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • CPD/training support

  • Company sick pay

  • Colleague engagement survey

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Career progression opportunities

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

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.