Veterinary Nurse

February 20, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 20, 2024
  • Expiration date
    February 19, 2025

Job Description

They are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Nurse to join their fantastic team on a part-time permanent basis!

This is an exciting time to join the practice. Not only will you be supported by a team of excellent, longstanding colleagues, they have recently undergone renovations to create a delightful office and staff room for the team, enhancing their wellbeing.

Situated in a lively, vibrant area with a united community, their excellent location ensures a diverse range of cases and a loyal client base.

About Their Practice:

Their well-equipped surgery is purpose-built to industry-leading standards, featuring a large theatre, excellent ultrasound machine, digital X-ray, dental X-ray, and in-house Idexx lab machines. The practice boasts separate kennel and cattery facilities, thoughtfully spread out to provide first-class care for all their clients.

The Role:

You, as the Veterinary Nurse, will be joining an experienced team, including 1 full-time and 3 part-time vets, 3 RVNs, 5 Client Care Advisors, and 1 Client Care Manager. This includes their partners, Practice Manager/RVN and Vet. The Practice Manager has 21 years of nursing experience and 13 years of qualification, becoming a Partner in 2017 and moving to Practice Manager four years ago. The Vet, with 13 years of qualification after studying at Bristol University, offers valuable expertise.

They take pride in being a Silver accredited cat-friendly practice and hope their next colleague, the Veterinary Nurse, shares the same enthusiasm and care for them as they do. The Practice Manager has also undergone training to become a Dogs Trust Dog-friendly Vet. Their goal is to make every patient visit as fear-free as possible, and the entire team, including you as the Veterinary Nurse, is dedicated to achieving this.

About you: 

As a successful candidate, you, the Veterinary Nurse, will possess good general veterinary nursing skills, excellent communication skills, and enthusiasm with a genuine interest in animal welfare. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with both clients and the team are essential.

Compensation & Benefits:

The position will include:

  • Part-time: 2 days (17 to 20 hours per week), either Monday and Friday or Thursday and Friday
  • No out-of-hours or weekends
  • Working alongside their Head Nurse and RVN (you), with 1 full-time and 3 part-time vets
  • Involvement in a mix of operating and nurse clinics
  • £300 CPD allowance each year
  • 5.6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays), increasing to 6.6 weeks after 2 years of service
  • Birthday off

They can also offer you, the Veterinary Nurse:

  • Excellent career development opportunities with support for certificates (open for discussion)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Salary dependent on experience from £26k, willing to pay generously for the right candidate
  • Paid memberships
  • Uniform provided
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards, including 20% off at Vets4Pets, Pets at Home, and the Groom Room.

So, if you have an ambition to be part of the future, please apply.