Registered veterinary Nurse- Join a small but innovative team!

Location Coventry
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £35k
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email:
Job ref: NF315
Published: 17 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who is seeking a fully qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their dedicated team. This role requires delivering high-standard nursing care, assisting veterinary surgeons, liaising with clients regarding inpatient care, and conducting nurse clinics.

They are a small but innovative team.


Your daily duties will include admitting and discharging patients for routine operations, staying updated on preventative healthcare, product knowledge, and practice policies, and running nurse clinics. You will also ensure the correct disposal of clinical waste and maintain effective stock control and rotation.

You will be responsible for delivering high-standard nursing care to all patients, maintaining accurate client and patient medical records, and competently performing tasks such as monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, urine collection, and radiography. Additionally, you will dispense repeat prescriptions, assist with reception duties as needed, train and support Student Veterinary Nurses, and carry out Schedule 3 procedures if suitably trained. Ensuring thorough cleaning and maintenance of equipment, participating in stock orders and biannual stock takes, and keeping all areas adequately stocked are also part of your role.


The position involves working Monday to Friday, with 1 in 3 Saturdays. The standard working week is four 10-hour shifts.

Ideal Candidate:

To succeed in this role, you must be a fully qualified RVN committed to maintaining high standards of care. Strong communication and organisational skills are essential, as well as the ability to work well within a team and support colleagues. Adherence to professional dress code and appearance policies is also required.


Up to £35,000 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 24 hours 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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