Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Colne, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-15 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-04-08 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8471

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently working with a long established, independent Veterinary Practice based in Colne, Lancashire, who are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly team on a permanent basis. This recently renovated practice offers a small animal, farm animal, and equine veterinary service to its clients. The position will suit an applicant with 2 years experience or even a newly qualified graduate who has the desire to focus on continued learning.

The Practice:

An approved Veterinary Nurse training centre and member of the Royal College Practice Standards Scheme, our client is able to offer in-house 24-hour emergency services, 365 days a year.

Their medical and surgical suites have recently undergone extensive renovation. The surgical suite consists of:-

  • Two Theatres
  • Dental Suite
  • Diagnostic suite (including digital radiography, scanners, ECG and endoscopes.)
  • Prep area

The Medical suite includes:-

  • Dog ward
  • Cat ward
  • Isolation
  • Holding kennels
  • Food prep area
  • Laboratory

CPD is actively supported at this practice with nurses encouraged to run nurse clinics and help in the development of a growing practice.

The Role:

This role is a full-time, permanent position working 36.5 hours per week with a weekend rota of 1 in 10 Saturdays 08.30 - 16.30. Additional out of hours requirements are 1 in 10 weekends on call plus 1 night on call every other week. The role will involve all aspects of nursing, including medical and surgical duties, depending on experience.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:-

A corporate health plan which gives an annual allowance towards dental treatment, physio, opticians and more

RCVS fees paid

Corporate gym membership

Cycle to work scheme

Accommodation available

Certificates are supported

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a motivated and ambitious individual with good, all round nursing skills. Ideally, you will have at least 2-years post graduate experience, but applications from newly-qualified graduates will also be considered. You should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be a strong team player.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Mixed - small animal, farm and equine

Hours: Full time - 36.5 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 10 Saturdays 08.30 - 16.30

Out of hours: 1 in 10 weekends on call plus 1 night on call every other week

Sole charge: No

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -012019-8471

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

What happens next:

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