Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Ward

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-15 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8493

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working on behalf of our client who is looking for a permanent full-time Ward Veterinary Nurse to join its specialist small animal veterinary practice, based near Godalming in Surrey. This role would suit a Veterinary Nurse who wishes to develop their nursing knowledge and skills to the next level.

The Practice:

The practice is located against a beautiful backdrop in rural Surrey and has Veterinary Surgeons who specialise in the treatment of orthopaedic and neurological conditions in small companion animals.

The practice is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and has facilities including:-

  • Custom built patient wards with glass doors to allow a wide field of view for the animals.
  • Digital imaging system including MRI, CT, and Arthroscopy
  • In-house Physiotherapists
  • A rehabilitation centre within the building

The Role:

This exciting position involves caring for orthopaedic and neurological patients in wards. You will get exposure to caring for patients with a range of conditions, including intensive care patients and using advanced nursing skills. You should be a dynamic individual with high attention to detail and the ability to work well in a face-paced environment.

Our client provides a 12-week induction training scheme where all new nurses are trained by a nursing mentor. Their structure encourages extra learning and monthly lectures are held internally so you can share and develop your knowledge.

This is a full-time position, working a 40 hour week on a rotating shift pattern of 07.00 - 15.00 and 14.00 - 22.00 alongside a 1 in 5 weekend rota. You would also be part of a bank holiday working rota.

In return, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:-

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Paid holidays
  • Funded CPD
  • Payment of your RCVS registration
  • A workplace pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff room with complimentary hot and cold drinks and staff facilities
  • An onsite gym
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Full induction, mentoring and support

The Candidate:

You should be a dynamic individual with high attention to detail and the ability to work well in a face-paced environment. Your ability to be forward thinking, show empathy and demonstrate exemplary teamwork is essential. This position is perfect for those who wish to develop their nursing knowledge and skills to the next level and care for patients with more advanced illness and disease.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Ward

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week. Rotating shift pattern of 07.00 - 15.00 and 14.00 - 22.00

Weekends: 1 in 5 weekend rota and bank holiday rota

Out of hours: No

Salary: Competitive subject to experience

Ref: JN -012019-8493

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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