Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • 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 -012019-8494

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working on behalf of our client who is looking for a permanent full-time Veterinary Nurse to join its specialist small animal veterinary practice, based near Godalming in Surrey. This role will rotate between prep and ward duties and would suit an experienced registered nurse who is driven to provide a high level of nursing to all patients in your care.

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 preparing patients for surgery, monitoring anaesthesia and looking after patients post-operation, in addition to caring for orthopaedic and neurological patients in wards.

This is a full-time position with a rotating shift pattern of 07.00 - 15.00 and 14.00 - 22.00 when working in the ward, followed by 07.00 - 15.00 and 12.00 - 20.00 when working in prep. The weekend rota involves working 1 in 5 weekends.

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 fast-paced environment. Your ability to be forward thinking, show empathy and demonstrate exemplary teamwork is essential. This position is perfect for someone who wishes 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

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time. Shift pattern of 07.00 - 15.00 and 14.00 - 22.00 when working in the ward and 07.00 - 15.00 and 12.00 - 20.00 when in prep

Weekends: 1 in 5 weekend rota

Out of hours: No

Salary: Competitive subject to experience

Ref: JN -012019-8494

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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