Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £24,000-£26,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12767

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-10-02 00:00:00

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We are working with a small and friendly practice in Cambridge that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Our client is open to receiving applications from all levels of experience including newly qualified RVNs.

The Practice:

This lovely practice offers veterinary care to companion animals as well as farm animals and livestock, and they are still independent and their clients love the continuity of care provided. They pride themselves on a professional yet friendly approach, by getting to know their patients and owners by name. They offer a comprehensive range of services to ensure that pets receive the best care at all times, whatever the patient needs they aim to provide to a high standard. Their services include -

  • Medical and Surgical Care
  • Pet vaccinations
  • Mircochipping
  • Rountine detal care
  • 24-hour emergnecy servies
  • On-ste livestock check-ups

You will be joining a friendly and experienced team that currently has four Vets, three RVNs and one Receptionist.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role, where you will be working an average of 40 hours a week, with shifts of 08:15-16:45 and 12:00-20:00/20:30. The weekend rota is 1 in 3 full weekends working 08:30-12:00, then on-call plus inpatients. The out of hours requirement is variable with time a half being paid when there are call-outs seen.

Your duties will include Operations, Inpatients, Admitting/Discharging Patients, with responsibilities at weekends.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • A competitive salary of between £24,000-£26,000 p/a (DOE)
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays (if rota to work a day in lieu will be given)
  • RCVS fees
  • BSVA
  • CPD allowance
  • Pension

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a qualified RVN that enjoys the interaction with clients and animals. You will have great communication skills across all areas of the role and there will be a small amount of sole charge required.

You will be joining a friendly close-knit team that is looking for a team player to join them that is ambitious and will go the extra mile. Certificates will be supported by the practice as well so personal and practice growth is very much part of this team.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Mixed Practice - Small Animal and Farm Animals/Livestock

Hours: Full time, an average of 40 hour a week

Weekends: 1 in 3

Out of hours: Yes, the rota is variable

Sole charge: Yes, at weekends

Salary: £24,000-£26,000 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -102019-12767

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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