Registered Veterinary Nurse- Join a first-opinion, SA practice!

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Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £33k
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

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Job ref: SG329
Published: 21 days ago

Our client who we are thrilled to be working with is looking for an enthusiastic and confident Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. Duties include nurse consults, anaesthesia, inpatient care, lab work and schedule 3 (with training). They are looking for someone who would be excited to get involved with a clinic refresh and rebrand, this is a real opportunity to be able to have real influence and be involved with this exciting project.


They welcome both full-time and part-time applicants. The full-time position is typically 40 hours over 4 or 5 days per week with a combination of early shifts from 8 am – 4:30 pm and late shifts from 11 am – 7:30 pm. It also involves 1:4 Saturday mornings and there is no OOH. They value their nurses and recognise the integral part they play within their teams, which is why they are able to offer flexible working hours. Whether you are looking for condensed hours/days, or hours around school runs/hobbies, they can offer true flexibility that works for you.

About them:

It is a first-opinion, SA practice and they are conveniently situated in the bustling high street of Woodley with good public transport links. Their facility is large and modern with 4 consult rooms: a dedicated digital x-ray and ultrasound room, a modern theatre, prep room with tub table, separate cat and dog kennels, an in house lab, patient monitoring equipment such as a multiparameter and blood pressure machine and also drip pumps, baer huggers and fluid warmers.

Their practice is a 3 Vet team with a head nurse, 1 – 2 RVNs, 1- 2 SVNS and 1-2 ANAs, who are all supported by their reception team and experience practice manager and Area Director who is also a vet. Their team are passionate about providing gold-standard care to their clients and their clients pets and they have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication. The team is also supported by a local Veterinary hospital with overnight care that also provides training opportunities for the team. 


Up to £33,000 DOE

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call Niamh on 028 8765 8065 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 028 8765 8065.

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