Registered Veterinary Nurse- Up to £33k!

Location East Sussex
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £33k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG305
Published: 6 months ago

Our client who we are pleased to be working with has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their brilliant nursing team. They offer a varied role, with your working day involving a mix of theatre work, kennels, laboratory duties, and nurse clinics, all of which are shared equally amongst the team. There will also of course be some client care and administrative duties. 


Their vacancy is a full-time position, their nurses work a 4-day week with a fixed day off, allowing for excellent work life balance. Weekday shifts range between 8:00am - 18:00pm, 8:30pm - 18.30pm or 9:00am - 19:15pm. Plus a weekend rota of 1:4 Saturdays, working one Saturday 8:30am-13:30pm then one 8:30am-12:30pm, with no OOH or Bank Holiday work.

The practice:

This is a small animal practice based in Hailsham, East Sussex, close to an area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 7 miles from the coast.
PSS accredited (General Practice) and a Veterinary Nurse Training Centre, they are dedicated to high quality care. The practice is well equipped with excellent digital X-ray facilities, high quality ultrasound, dental X-ray, iM3 dental station and up to date anaesthetic monitoring, along with regularly updated, team- driven policies and protocols to ensure standards are met whilst also maintaining job satisfaction.
Their in-house laboratory includes a full range of IDEXX analysers, Class IV K-laser is used both post operatively and during VN clinics. Separate cattery, kennel and isolation areas plus an outdoor exercise area offer excellent inpatient facilities.
They have 3 experienced Vets, they have 6 wonderful RVNs and an invaluable support team of 5. 

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

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays 

  • 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


  • £500 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata

  • 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

  • Discounted staff pet care

Up to £33,000 per annum DOE

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 8744 0649.

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