Registered Veterinary Surgeon- Join a purpose-built practice plus a Salary up to £30k!

Location Ashford
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £30k
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email:
Job ref: NF314
Published: 23 days ago

​Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are pleased to be working with a practice who are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. There will be various shift roles including clinics, dispensary, theatre, and in-patients. 


The position is full time Monday-Friday with 2:9 Saturday shifts. The earliest start time would be 8:00am and the latest finish time 20:00pm. There are no out of hours. Saturday shifts are worked on a rota and consist of alternating inpatient and consult shifts.

Who they are:

This practice is a purpose-built building situated in the beautiful Garden of England, Ashford, Kent. They are close to Ashford international station and shopping outlet, 15 miles from the coast and euro tunnel for access to Europe and the beautiful city of Canterbury is only a 20-minute drive.

They have state of the art equipment including digital x-ray, dental x-ray, orthopaedic equipment, k-laser unit, a CT scanner, and endoscopy. They have separate dog and cat wards and a separate isolation ward.

The practice has a caring and supportive culture and there is plenty of opportunity to learn from both senior and visiting colleagues. They encourage the sharing of CPD and best practice and hold regular M&M meetings to ensure that they are delivering the best care for both their patients and clients.

Currently their team consists of 8 Veterinary Surgeons supported by 14 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, 1 Animal Care Assistant, a Client Care Manager, 12 Receptionists, an Insurance Administrator, a bookings clerk and a Practice Director who manages the entire team. 


Up to £30,000 DOE

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

  • 5 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

  • £500 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata

  • 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.

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 our way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.