Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

As a Registered Veterinary Nurse you will be required to assist the veterinary surgeons and head nurse in the day to day running of the practice. This includes; patient and client care, performing a range of nurse clinics, assisting Veterinary Surgeons with surgery, anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests alongside day to day nursing tasks. You will be required to work 40 hours per week which includes 1:5 weekends. OOH is provided by Vets Now.

About Us

Thanet Vets (with a consulting branch in Birchington) is located by the sea. We are a modern and well-equipped practice supporting 5.5 Vets, 5 RVNs (including yourself) and 2 SVNs. We have up to date equipment including; digital x-ray and dental x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and a fully equipped in house laboratory.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly RVN to join our team. Clinical coaching experience is preferred but not essential as training will be given. Newly qualified RVNs will also be considered for this role. The successful candidate will aid us in giving continued excellent customer and patient care and help to train and nurture students into confident RVNs.

• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS 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
• 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
Earliest Start Date:

Job Location

Margate, Kent, United Kingdom

Get Directions

Thanet Vets, Margate