Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-9094

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-29 00:00:00

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We are currently working with a friendly and professional practice in Taunton, Somerset that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent full-time basis. They are looking for an RVN that has at least 1 years post graduate experience that is a forward-thinking team player.

The Practice:

Our client is an independent practice, in Taunton, that has been looking after local pets for over 35 years. They care for dogs, cats and small furries in Taunton, North Petherton and Bishops Lydeard, providing traditional values with modern facilities and techniques. They cover most aspects of veterinary surgery and medicine including vaccinations, routine and emergency services, medical investigations, dental work, dietary advice, etc. They strongly believe in preventative care for pets and provide their own out of hours service. Our client is approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a practice that can train small animal nurses. They invest strongly in training and equipment to provide a modern Veterinary Practice.

The practice currently has a team of 3 vets and 5 nurses.

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time role where you will be working 37.5 hours a week with various shifts between 08:30-19:00. The weekend rota is 1 in 3 and will include both the Saturday and Sunday. The out of hour requirements for this role include 7 days of on-call cover over a 3 week period, which will not be all in one go.

Your typical daily duties will include radiography, dentistry, pre-meds, discharges etc.

There may be some sole charge required on the weekend shifts, so you must be comfortable with this.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary that is dependent on experience and benefits that include CPD allowance, RCVS Fees and Pension.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a forward-thinking Registered Veterinary Nurse that is also a Team Player. You will a patient fun individual that has good communication skills with clients, patients, and colleagues.

You will be joining a relaxed friendly practice that has a professional and well-trained team where certificates are supported.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours a week

Weekends: 1:3

Out of hours: 7 days over a 3 week rota

Sole charge: Some on a Weekend

Salary: Competitive salary subject to experience, plus CPD, RCVS fees and Pension

Ref: JN -022019-9094

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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