Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our wonderful team. You will be assisting vets and nurses, running lab samples, nurse consults, assisting in theatre, general cleaning duties and some reception work. There will be the potential to assist with future training of Veterinary Care Assistants and Student Veterinary Students. CPD is actively encouraged and opportunities to develop in other areas too. This is a full-time role; early shifts are 8.15am to 4.15pm and late shifts are 11.15am to 7.15pm, plus 1:4 Saturdays 9am to 4pm and no out of hours.

About Us

Shipley Veterinary Centre are a friendly practice on the edge of the Yorkshire dales, only 20 minutes from Leeds City Centre. We are well equipped with an ultrasound, digital x-ray, in-house lab, laparoscopy, and endoscopy. Our team consists of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Veterinary Care Assistants, 3 Receptionists and 2 Admin staff.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will be a confident qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who believes in delivering the highest quality of care to their clients and pets.


  • 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

Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Shipley and Idle Veterinary Centre, Shipley