Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description

The Role

We are a busy, first opinion, small animal practice in a wonderful area of Yorkshire. We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and outstanding team. The role would be based across both of our sites, with a mixture of both consulting and surgical nursing, with an emphasis on building client relationships and providing an excellent standard of care. This is a full-time role working 42 hours per week over 4 days and 1 in 4 Saturdays. There are no out of ours required for this role.

About Us

We are a two-site practice, with our main branch in Boston Spa, a picturesque village near Wetherby, and a second purpose-built branch surgery in Garforth, near Leeds. We are well equipped, with in-house laboratories, digital x-ray (including dental x-ray at our Garforth branch), endoscopy, laparoscopy, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors and MLS laser. We strive to provide top quality patient care, and this is reflected in the loyalty of our clients, many of whom have been with the practice for generations.
We currently have a friendly and supportive team of 8 Veterinary Surgeons and 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses who are all looking forward to meeting the new member of the team. We have a certificate holder in small animal surgery and several of our other vets and nurses are working towards certificates too. We are also a nurse training practice.

Applicant Requirements

The position would be suitable for a recently qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse, or one with some experience. The ideal applicant would have excellent communication skills and be able to work well as part of a team. An attention to detail and a willingness to work to a high standard of care is essential.


  • 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

Boston Spa, United Kingdom

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