Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a full or part time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our first opinion practice. Duties to include all aspects of nursing care and surgery. The rota would be 5 days a week with 1:5 weekends (Friday duty and Saturday day shift) with a day off the following week. No phones or OOH past 7pm with inpatients being held on weeknights only.

About Us

We are located in the beautiful seaside town of St Andrews with 2 branches in the local area. We are seeking an experienced candidate to join our friendly, enthusiastic and dynamic team which consists of 6 vets, 6 RVNs and 6 receptionists. The practice is well-equipped with high standard facilities including 2 surgical theatres, dental suite, digital and dental x-ray, endoscopy, new Imotek ultrasound machine and in-house lab. We have regular nurse meetings and full team meetings and offer a fantastic supportive and a progressive working environment.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Registered Nurse with high standards of patient care. You may be working in smaller groups or sole charge leading a branch site, so it will be an advantage to be comfortable in such situations (support always available if required). Good communication skills when working with both the team and clients are essential given the faster pace of the current clinical setting.

• 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
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Job Location

St Andrews, United Kingdom

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Provost Vet Group, St Andrews