Registered Veterinary Nurse- No OOHs or on-call! (Galashiels)

Location Galashiels
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24k-£27k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG944
Published: 11 days ago

Are you an inspired Veterinary Nurse looking for an exciting new role in the beautiful Scottish Borders?

We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with a practice who have a fantastic opportunity that has arisen to join their friendly and progressive small animal team. Their aim is to make the patients and clients feel part of the practice, providing a professional yet caring service. They believe in being proactive, and as nurses are encouraged to use their own initiative and skills, working alongside the vets, to ensure the best outcome is achieved for all animals in their care.

About them:

They are based in the small town of Galashiels, 50 minutes outside of Edinburgh, which is surrounded by vast countryside. This offers a wide range of outdoor activities for your spare time including walking, horse riding and cycling.

They are a small and dedicated team, consisting of 4 vets, 4 nurses, 1 VCA and 4 receptionists over three branches. They have a varied case load, giving nurses the opportunities to use and develop their qualifications, with support from the whole team.


  • 40-hour week, plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

  • No OOH or on call – their patients are transferred to a dedicated emergency team 5 minutes from the practice


  • Salary range £24,000 – £27,000

  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays (FTE)

  • £600 CPD Allowance (FTE)

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • One other membership subscription

  • VDS cover

  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • CPD/training support

  • Company sick pay

  • Annual pay reviews

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.

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.