Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

Due to expansion an opportunity has risen for a full-time or part-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our existing team at Hollygate Veterinary Clinic. Your role will be busy and varied, incorporating all aspects of nursing, although we encourage our nurses to develop their own area of interest for which CPD and in-house training are actively encouraged and funded. There is no OOH requirement and your average weekly working hours include 1 Saturday morning in three.

About Us

Hollygate Veterinary Clinic is a hardworking and progressive small animal first opinion veterinary clinic covering the Carryduff area, east of Belfast. Our modern, well-equipped practice specialising in the treatment of small animals was established in 2002 and later became the branch practice of Earlswood Veterinary Referrals which is in east Belfast. Our facilities include an operating theatre, X-Ray, dental X-Ray, ultrasound, and full in-house laboratory. Hollygate Veterinary Clinic is an approved member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Practice Standards Scheme. We have a great team of 3 veterinary surgeons,1Veterinary Nurse, 1 Student Veterinary Nurseand 1 receptionist.

Applicant Requirements

We are seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to deliver the highest standards of patient and client care. 1-year recent post-graduation experience is desirable. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to use your own initiative to multitask and be able to consistently deliver a high standard of nursing care to your patients.


  • 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

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Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Belfast, United Kingdom

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