Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a full time, permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse or a student in the final year of their studies to join our dedicated team of nurses. You will be predominately be used to cover other nurse holidays so some flexibility is needed, in return we offer a great package and the chance to work in our purpose built hospital with facilities that include a fixed CT scanner.

About Us

We are based in the centre of Cornwall with access to the north and south coast beaches to allow for a great work life balance. We have a friendly team of nurses who are dedicated to providing the best care possible. Our team of nurses presently work a 1 in 8 rota with little out of hours due to having our own dedicated night team. The main hospital was purpose built in 2006 and has great facilities, we also have a Diplomate Orthopedic surgeon with a further team of nurses. We actively support extra CPD and encourage our nurses to progress.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for someone with experience in in patient care because this position will be predominately at the main hospital. We would like the applicant to be keen to progress in their career and feel that this role allows them to try different roles to enable this to happen.

Benefits (pro rata)

• 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

Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, United Kingdom

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Penmellyn Vets, St. Columb Major Hospital