Registered Veterinary Nurse- Salary Up to £29k plus benefits!

Location East Retford
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £29k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG421
Published: 7 months ago

Our client who we are pleased to be working with have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse join their team. The caseload is Primarily SA work (90%), but there’s the opportunity to get involved with some LA work and potential for more in the future if someone has an interest. They are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual who is keen to develop their career in a busy veterinary practice. This position allows for the opportunity to carry out Schedule 3 procedures if applicable, or for development to be able to do so in the future. 
The main responsibilities will include:

  • Nurse clinics

  • Consult nursing

  • Theatre nursing

  • Inpatient care

  • Assisting with imaging using radiography and ultrasound

  • Completing laboratory samples

  • Monitoring anaesthetics

  • Dispensing medicines

  • Dealing with the clients both on the phone, by e-mail and face-to -face

  • Reception work

  • Stock ordering and control

  • Social media content


This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position with weekend and out of hours work. However they are happy to offer part time to the right candidate, who can commit to the out of hours rota. 
Standard working hours are detailed below;
• Shifts hours are 8.00am-4.30pm, 8.30am-5.00pm, 9.00am-5.30pm and 9.30am-6.00pm
• Night shift hours are 6:00pm-8:00am
• Saturday mornings are 2 in 6 (8.00am-12:00pm Saturday)
• Out of hours weekends are 1 in 6 (8:00am Saturday – 8:00am Monday)
• Days off are given in return for Saturday mornings worked the following week

The practice:

Across the group and their 4 practices they have 40 members of staff including 16 Veterinary Surgeons with 1 being a certificate holder, 15 Registered/Student Veterinary Nurses and Animal Care Assistants, with experience ranging from new graduates to 35 years, and a fantastic team of Support Staff. They pride themselves in being a friendly and welcoming team with a supportive environment. The team regularly attend social events together and have multiple gatherings throughout the year for all practices in the group.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
Work-life balance

  • 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 

  • Certificate Support

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer

​Salary up to £29,000 depending on experience plus benefits

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

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