Registered Veterinary Nurse

June 24, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 24, 2024
  • Expiration date
    June 24, 2025

Job Description

We are excited to offer a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse at a friendly small animal practice in Braintree. Join a dedicated team and enjoy a varied caseload that allows you to utilise your nursing skills fully. This a full-time position, based on 40 hours a week with a shared weekend rota of just 1 in 4 weekends, but we would also consider part time / There are no OOH.

This is a full-time position, based on 40 hours per week with a shared weekend rota of just 1 in 4 weekends, although part-time options will also be considered. There are no out-of-hours duties.

Located within a popular Pets at Home store, we offer a varied and stimulating caseload, providing opportunities to enhance your experience and utilise your nursing skills fully, including nurse consultations, second vaccinations, post-operative checks, bandage changes, and weight clinics.

The client offers a competitive salary, a positive work environment, and excellent work-life balance! To apply, you should have solid general nursing experience and exceptional customer service skills. You should be cheerful, down-to-earth, and enthusiastic with a genuine interest in animal welfare. In this role, you will work within an enthusiastic nursing team, assisting with surgical cases and inpatient care, while maximising your nursing capabilities.


  • Provide comprehensive nursing care including consultations, vaccinations, and post-operative checks.
  • Participate in nurse clinics, managing weight checks, bandage changes, and more.
  • Work alongside a team of 3 vets, 3 RVNs, 1 student nurse, and supportive administrative staff.


  • Qualification as a Registered Veterinary Nurse.
  • Ability to conduct a variety of nursing tasks, including consultations, vaccinations, and surgical assistance.
  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with pet owners and team members.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
  • Flexibility to work part-time or full-time hours, with minimal weekend shifts.
  • Generous CPD
  • Emphasis on wellbeing
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVNA, VDS)
  • Exclusive company and high street discounts and rewards
  • Salary ranging between £28,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)


If you share our passion for delivering exceptional pet healthcare and excellent customer service, we would love to hear from you! Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter.

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