Registered Veterinary Nurse- (Lewes)

Location Lewes
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £27.5k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6003
Published: 24 days ago

Our client that we are thrilled to be working closely with have a fantastic opportunity for an RVN to join their reputable and friendly team.

The role would be full time working 4 weekdays one week, 4.5 weekdays the next, with shifts starting from 8:00am until 17:30pm and weekends on-call rota of 1:6, it is important to note, when on call you are only called in as required and do not stay on site or take the phones. You will receive a day off in lieu of the following week for weekend work.

Your working day as an RVN at the practice will be varied covering duties such as kennels, prep, theatre, consults, reception, and branch surgery cover, which is shared equally between all nurses. This opportunity will allow for great clinical exposure and lots of opportunities for professional growth!


The salary for this role is up to £27,500 per annum depending on experience. However, this is accompanied by overtime & out of hours payments which can be up to £2,500 plus, meaning the role has the potential to earn up to or over £30000 per annum!

About them:

This is a large mixed practice with dedicated small animal, farm & equine departments. They are a progressive, well-equipped (TTA, ASIF, laparoscopy, digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound/doppler, etc). RCVS accredited practice with a varied surgical and medical caseload. They have a full-time laboratory technician who will run a very large range of diagnostics “in-house” to provide an exceptional level of care for their patients. They are located in the vibrant, historic market town of Lewes, just 10 miles from Brighton.

Their small animal team comprises 10 Vets, 11 Nurses, and support staff. They are a friendly and diverse team, with several of them who have been there for many years. This is an opportunity to live and work in a beautiful area in the South Downs with great transport links to London and Gatwick.

Applicant Requirements:

They are looking for a passionate, confident, and qualified RVN. They promote a positive working environment so would like someone like-minded, with a positive attitude and can-do approach to tasks. Excellent bedside manner and great communication skills are also required for this position.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
- 6.6 weeks annual leave
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- Your birthday as a paid day off
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Private Medical Insurance
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
- Non-accidental injury support
- £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
- Certificate support
- VDS cover
- RCVS fees
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to paul@lloydandcowan.comIf 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.

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