Permanent Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8477

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-04-08 00:00:00

  • Contact:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a family run practice near Trowbridge, Wiltshire who is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team on a full time or part time basis depending on the successful candidate.

  • This practice is 100% small animal 
  • Family run practice in Central Wiltshire
  • To join a team of 2.5 Veterinary Surgeons, 12 Qualified Veterinary Nurses and support team.
  • Full-time position with no out of hours and only 1 in 4 weekends. 

The Practice:

Our client's modern practice specialises in the treatment of small animals and is committed to offering the highest standards of care and service available to their patients. Whatever the problem or concern, they are dedicated to providing compassionate and approachable veterinary care. 

They provide a 24-hour emergency service, 365 days per year to all registered clients. A Veterinary Surgeon and a Veterinary Nurse are on call at all times to deal with urgent cases. They have a fully equipped modern practice including an in-house laboratory, dental ultrasound, digital x-ray, separate dog and cat wards and isolation facilities. Planned enhancements to the practice include a 3rd consultation room and new lab equipment.

The Role:

This position is full or part-time depending on the successful candidate with weekday shifts of 8 1\2 hours 08.00-19.30. The weekend rota is 1 in 4, 09.00- 14.00 on a Saturday, 10.00-12.00 on a Sunday with no ooh's.

Daily duties will include consults, operations, and the care of recovery in patients.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will need 1 year plus experience but the practice would consider a new graduate. They are looking for a Veterinary Nurse who is happy, friendly and would generally fit in with everyone. A certain interest in a particular field of vet care would be desirable and have a positive attitude. You will be supported by a caring and experienced team of 2 1\2 vets, and 12 nurses.

In return, our client is offering a good salary depending on the successful candidate with benefits that include

  • RCVS
  • 5 - 6 weeks holidays, including bank holidays (Holidays will increase after 2 years service)
  • Birthday day off.
  • Pet Healthclub
  • Pension and other company benefits.


Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Full or part-time depending on the successful candidate

Hours: Weekday shifts of 8 1\2 hours

Weekends/Out of hours: 1:4 weekends, 09.00-14.00 on a Saturday, 10.00-12.00 on a Sunday, no OOH

Salary: Generous Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -012019-8477

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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Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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