Registered Veterinary Nurse- Join a mixed 1st Opinion practice!

Location Fort William
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £29k
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email:
Job ref: NF322
Published: 23 days ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are delighted to be working with a practice who have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. You will be working within a mixed practice offering a varied caseload from assisting with the large animal work to 1st opinion caseloads giving you ample opportunity to develop your skills in these areas and fully utilising your skillset to be the nurse you trained to be!


Full time is up to 40 hours per week across 5 days between the hours of 08:30-18:15 with 1:4 on call weekends and covering 1:4 Saturday mornings in clinic 0830-1230. They can consider part time and job share for this role.

About the practice:

This practice is a mixed 1st Opinion practice situated in the west highlands of Scotland. They are a Tier 2 RCVS accredited practice and Nurse training facility.

They offer general surgery, dental surgery, and diagnostics e.g., ultrasound, endoscopy, and dental x-ray. They also offer acupuncture. They have the following equipment - multi parameter, endoscope, digital x-ray, IDEXX blood machines, Tonapen, ultrasound and Intravenous fluid administration pumps.

Currently their team consists of 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Auxiliary Nurse.

Applicant Requirements:

Must be RCVS registered, ideal candidate would be flexible, passionate about providing the highest level of patient and client care. They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and a team player. 


​Salary up to £29,000 DOE plus, a Relocation Allowance up to £1,000

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

  • 6.8 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 24 hours paid pro rata

  • 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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