Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Newly qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us in our busy 1st opinion small animal veterinary practice in Southampton. This is a full-time role working 35-40 hours a week over 4.5 days. This is a busy and varied role, and you will use your nursing skills to their full potential including theatre work and nurse consults. You will be working with a highly experienced team of Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Nurses, and support staff to develop your skills.

About Us

We are a friendly, well established first opinion practice with a highly experienced team of both Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Nurses and Receptionists. Located only a short distance from the lovely new forest and from the relaxing coast lines there is plenty to do when not at work. Equipment includes digital x-ray, a modern ultrasound machine, tonopen and full in-house laboratory equipment. We are a friendly team with a great work ethic, and you will often find that baked treats feature in the staff room as we have some keen bakers in the team. You will be working alongside 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses, 5 Receptionists, 1 Practice Manager and 1 Clinical Director.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a good sense of humour, remain calm under pressure, and enjoy a busy environment. You will enjoy working as a team, be keen to learn but most importantly you must LOVE what you do!


  • 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

Southampton, United Kingdom

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Beech House Veterinary Centre, Bitterne