Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team! This role is worked over 39 hours per week, with a 1 in 4 (moving to 1 in 5) on call shift pattern to include weekend work. Duties involve admissions and discharges, monitoring ops, in patient care, delivering clinics (on weight, dental care, puppy and kitten care and diabetes), consulting, measuring blood pressure, blood sampling, supporting vets, and some pharmacy work.

About Us

We are a well-established, 1st opinion, RCVS accredited single site practice with a strong and diverse team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses and various support staff. We offer our loyal client base a high standard of care, equipped with in house laboratory equipment, ultrasound, endoscopy, digital x-ray and laser therapy. We are ISFM and RWAF accredited and take pride in running extensive nurse clinics.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidates should be motivated and have passion for all aspects of veterinary nursing. They should be driven to develop themselves and the whole team. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as the positions entail teamwork and lots of clinics. You must be qualified, RCVS registered, and have experience of anaesthesia, small animal practice and nurse consulting. Clinical coach ideal but not essential.

• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.


Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

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