Registered Veterinary Nurse- Salary up to £31k!

Location Melton Mowbray
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £31k
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email:
Job ref: NF317
Published: 23 days ago

​Our client who we are delighted to be working with a practice who are seeking an energetic and compassionate veterinary nurse to join their team and provide cover for a maternity role. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out general nursing duties, including clinics, anaesthesia, and patient care. This role offers an excellent opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a brilliant team and contributing to the well-being of their animal patients.


This is a full-time position offering 40 hours per week, although they can be flexible and offer as few as 35 hours. The role can be spread across 4 or 5 days per week, with a variety of shift patterns available between the hours of 8:30 am and 7:00 pm. Additionally, there is a 1:5 Saturday rota with Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) available for the following week, and the added benefit of no out-of-hours (OOH) or on-call duties.

About them:

They operate two long-standing small animal surgeries, situated in the charming towns of Melton Mowbray and Grantham, each boasting a loyal clientele spanning more than a decade.

Both practices are equipped with digital radiography, ultrasounds, and in-house blood testing equipment. They also have good-sized theatres and consult rooms for their varied first opinion cases.

Their team includes 5 highly skilled veterinary surgeons, 5 experienced registered veterinary nurses, 1 student veterinary nurse, 1 nursing assistant, and 3 welcoming receptionists. Whether it's providing critical assistance during emergencies or offering unwavering support in daily tasks, they support each other.

Ideal Candidate:

They're seeking a qualified RVN with experience in first opinion veterinary care, capable of working independently during certain periods alongside a vet and receptionist. However, it's important to note that this role does not involve sole charge responsibility.

They value candidates who are self-motivated, team players, and maintain professionalism while demonstrating integrity, compassion, and strong communication skills.

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

  • £550 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call Niamh on 028 8765 8065 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 8065.

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