Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £18,000-£20,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9277

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-04-01 00:00:00

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join a small, independent practice based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

The Practice:

This friendly, modern practice has a genuine passion for the animals in their care and prides itself on its level of knowledge and clarity of advice. The practice currently employs 2 Vets, 2RVNs, a Practice Manager and an SVN. Their facilities include:-

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital Dental X-ray
  • Endoscope
  • ECG
  • Electro Surgical Unit 

The Role:

This is a full-time, permanent role, working a 4 day week with a shift pattern of Monday-Thursday 08.00-17.00, 09.00-18.00 and 10.00-19.00, with one extra hour on a Friday. However, the practice is happy to be flexible for the right candidate and it might be possible to work 5 shorter days. You will work 33 hours and be paid for 35! There is a weekend rota of 1 in 6 or 1 in 8 with Saturdays working 08.00-13.00 and Sundays 10-11, which will only be for urgent pre-booked cases. There is no out of hours requirements, unless in special circumstances for inpatients, but this is rare. A typical day will see morning consultations until midday, operations in the afternoon and consultations again from 4 pm. In return, our client is offering a salary of between £18,000 and £20,000, subject to experience.

The Candidate:

You will be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who is personable, professional and friendly, with a good work ethic. You should have a mature outlook, strive to work to high standards and welcome the opportunity for continuous learning. You will be joining a friendly and harmonious team so good team skills are important.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small animal

Start: April 2019

Hours: Flexible. 4 days per week or 5 shorter days - to be discussed

Weekends: 1 in 6 or 1 in 8

Out of hours: No, only on very rare occasions

Salary: £18,000-£20,000 per annum, subject to experience

Ref: JN -032019-9277

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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