Registered Veterinary Nurse - £32k Salary + £2,000 Relocation Allowance!

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,000 + £2,000 Relocation Allowance!
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email:
Job ref: NF044
Published: about 1 month ago

​Our client are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their amazing team in North Berwick!

About them

Situated just outside the city of Edinburgh, well connected by train, the 24 hr, 5 branch small animal practice provides their own out of hours and emergency work. The wider team includes 22 Vets, 17 Nurses and a dedicated reception and night team.The practice carries out routine consultations and surgery and benefits from separate Vet and Nurse consult rooms, operating facilities and modern lab machines.  The caseload is varied and the facilities allow for excellent client and pet relationships and case management, alongside the support of our main site for further workup. 

Your responsibilities will include

  • Preparing patients for surgical procedures

  • Providing support to animals and their owners before and after operations

  • Assisting in the operating theatre as a scrubbed veterinary nurse

  • Carrying out veterinary nurse consultations

  • Administering medications and fluid therapy to patients

  • Observing and recording patients' vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and pain)

  • Applying bandages to wounds

  • Educating animal owners on nutrition and preventative care and providing basic behavioural advice

  • Assisting during emergency procedures

  • Carrying out a range of diagnostic tests in the practice laboratory (e.g blood samples, urine samples)

  • Dispensing medication and demonstrate to owners how to use them.


This is a full-time permanent role working Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week, 9-5pm. Occasional OOH/nightshift, weekend and sickness cover will also be required with generous time back guaranteed.


The salary for this role is up to £32,000 depending on experience plus a generous £2,000 relocation allowance!

Key Benefits

  • 6.8 weeks annual leave with increasing holiday allowance based on length of service AND your birthday off!

  • Enhanced Maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Employee Wellbeing initiatives

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £500 CPD allowance for 24 hours paid pro rata

  • VDS cover and RCVS fees paid

Looking for a new position, but this role isn't just right?

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call or message Niamh on 07562615737 or email a CV to

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