Registered Veterinary Nurse- No OOHs or on-call!

Location Honiton
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £27k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2244
Published: 16 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who are looking for an RVN to join their team in their small animal clinic. This is a fixed-term contract for maternity cover, starting in February/March.

The role is 32 hours a week with a variety of shift patterns and duties between the hours of 8.00-19.00pm. They work a 1:4 Saturday morning rota with TOIL available the following week. There is also the additional benefit of no OOH or on-call. Practice parking is available.

Your day-to-day:

As a valuable member of their small team your duties and responsibilities will include:
•             Nurse consults
•             Admitting and discharging patients
•             Anaesthesia support
•             Preparing patients for and recovering patients from surgery
•             Inpatient care
•             Lab duties
•             Maintaining a clean environment
•             Maintaining RCVS membership and keeping up with CPD.

About them:

They are a small, friendly 1st opinion practice based in East Devon. The practice has recently been refurbished with digital and dental x-ray equipment.
They encourage and fund your development and CPD, with a strong vision to utilise the veterinary nurse’s skillset.

The team comprises 3 veterinary surgeons, 3 registered veterinary nurses and a student veterinary nurse as well as reception and support staff.
They also work for local charities including the Cats Protection and Greyhound Rescue. 


​Salary up to £27,000 depending on experience

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

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership

  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

If you are interested please email Sophie at or APPLY with your CV.

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 on028 8744 0649.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.