Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-11-06 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13177

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently working with a friendly independent veterinary centre in Northampton that is looking to recruit a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to start as soon as possible. This position is to work 4 on and 4 off working pattern with shifts of 08:00-20:00.

The Practice:

This independent practice has 3 branches in the area of Northampton. Their highly qualified and experienced team use the most up to date diagnostic tools and tests available to veterinary medicine today and strive to offer the very best treatment options for each case. Round the clock in-patient care is provided by their dedicated veterinary and nursing team.  

This practice offers a wide range of services including a 24-hour emergency service to ensure patients are getting the best care

The Role: 

This is a full-time permanent role where you will be working on a rota of 4 on / 4 off with shifts of 08:00-20:00. So there will be weekend and bank holiday working requirements. In addition to your salary, there will be a shift allowance of £12.50 per 12-hour shift worked.

A full driving licence is needed as you may be required to drive the practice ambulance to collect animals. Applicants should also be fit enough to cope with the physical demands of the role – lifting/restraining animals and cleaning.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary, plus benefits including monthly in-house CPD, an annual CPD allowance of up to £500, pension scheme, staff discount (after probation) and opportunities for progression within their team of 35+ nurses.

The Candidate:

The preferred candidate will be committed, enthusiastic, hardworking, a strong team player and keen to improve your nursing skills. The position includes emergency work, critical care nursing and the opportunity to assist in a range of advanced surgical and medical procedures, such as MRI/CT scanning, advanced orthopaedics, specialist nursing, and nurse clinics.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small animal

Location: Northampton

Hours: Full time, 4 on / 4 off rotation

Weekends: Yes, in line with the rota

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -112019-13177

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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