Registered Veterinary Nurse- Join a long established first opinion practice!

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £29k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG872
Published: 25 days ago

Our client who we are thrilled to be working with are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team! The role will involve all general nursing duties such as surgery/medicine workups, clinics and inpatient care before, during and after surgery. They are looking for someone who is happy to work in a large team and who can provide high quality clinical care to all pets. The position will be mainly based at two of their branches in Backworth and Shiremoor with some time spent at their other consulting branches.


This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, 5 days per week with a mixture of shifts from week to week between 7.30am -8pm. The Saturday shifts work out in around one in seven, 8.30am-5pm, time is given back for Saturday hours the following week on the Monday. One bank holiday a year is required (excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Day).

About them:

They are a long established first opinion, small animal veterinary practice with 6 primary care branches in the North East and they have a large group of staff.
They are one of the only North East first opinion practices with a CT scanner in the premises, the rest of their equipment is modern including in-house lab, digital x-ray, ECG, ultrasound, Laparoscopy and dental x-ray.

They have a great team of Nurses including 10 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Student Veterinary Nurses and 3 Animal Care Assistants. Several of their Nurses are trained in schedule 3 procedures, allowing their Vets time to deal with more complex cases, and they also have Registered Veterinary Nurses working towards further qualifications in ECC, behaviour, and feline nursing.


Salary up to £29,000 depending on experience plus a £500 relocation allowance

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

  • 6 weeks annual leave

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

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £500 CPD allowance for 24 hours paid pro rata

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or share this post with your connections who might be interested - Send through a CV or email Sophie for a friendly chat!

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 028 8765 8068.

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