Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Bognor Regis, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12908

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-10-09 00:00:00

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We are working with a modern well-equipped small animal practice in Bognor Regis, West Sussex that is looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent basis. This role is to work across 3 practices in the area.

The Practice: 

This is a 16 Veterinary Surgeon practice operating across three surgeries supported by 19 qualified Veterinary Nurses, 6 trainee Veterinary Nurses, 3 ANAs, 14 receptionists, a practice manager, and 3 admin assistants. They pride themselves on being a very professional, approachable practice. 

The practice is a modern, well-equipped veterinary surgery, where they are continually investing in and advancing they range of diagnostic, surgical and treatment facilities to enable them to offer a complete healthcare service for companion animals and wildlife. 

Facilities include full hospitalisation facilities, advanced dental capabilities, separate dog and cat wards, full in house lab, advanced diagnostic X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and a full range of surgical capabilities. 

The Role: 

This is a full-time role, working 40 hours per week across 3 surgeries. The shifts are between 8-9 hours 06:30-19:00 or 12:00-21:00 and approx. 4 twilight shifts every 8 weeks of 17:00-02:00.

The weekend rota is 1:4 Saturday (8.00-18.00 or 9.00-19.00) or Sunday (08.00-13.00 or 09.00-18.00) shifts with on call. There will be an out of hours rota of 1 in 4 required.

You will be joining a large and experienced team of Vets, RVNs and support staff which include certificate holders in small animal medicine and surgery and nurse certificate holders in EEC and anaesthesia. 

The Remuneration Package:

In return, the practice is offering a competitive salary (DOE) and benefits that include:

  • 5 wks holiday per year,
  • Birthday day off (or closest day to it)
  • Bank Holidays (apart from the one your scheduled work),
  • CPD funded,
  • Full social calendar including awesome Christmas parties, annual camping trip, days out and summer BBQs
  • As well as putting on our own annual Fun Day and Dog Show. 

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Hour: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Weekends: 1:4 Saturday (8.00-18.00 or 9.00-19.00) or Sunday (08.00-13.00 or 09.00-18.00) shifts with on call. 

Out of hours: 1:4

Sole Charge: None

Branch Work: Role is to go between 3 sites 

Ref: JN -102019-12908

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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