Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062019-11443

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-06-26 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well respected and established small animal veterinary practice in Cambridge that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Our client is looking for an RVN who can help the practice maintain the gold standard of care. There are opportunities and encouragement given to further develop your areas of interest.

The Practice:

Our client has practices across North London, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire, which includes four 24-hour emergency hospitals and a specialist referral centre in London. They have nearly 300 staff, including specialists in Soft Tissue Surgery, Dermatology and Emergency and Critical Care, staff with certificates in feline practice, and residency trained consultants in anaesthesia and analgesia and internal medicine. Due to the various sizes of our clients' practices, the pace of work ranges from quieter practice through to a busy hospital. Within the group, they can offer Cardiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Oncology & Surgery.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position working 42 hours per week, with the working shift pattern (including the out of hours and weekend requirements) being confirmed at interview.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Working as a Veterinary Nurse across all areas of the clinic (Surgery, Procedures, and Consultation)
  • Monitoring anaesthetics and assisting with veterinary procedures
  • Ensuring that set nursing practices and protocols are maintained to the current best practice standards
  • Clinical Coach to a student

In return, our client is offering a highly competitive salary (DOE) and benefits that include:

  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (one bank holiday per year to be working is compulsory with a day of your choice back in lieu)
  • RCVS fees paid
  • £500 CPD allowance with 2 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Weekends paid in addition to salary or time off in lieu
  • Holiday entitlement increase with years of service
  • Occupational Health Scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax-free childcare

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced and registered veterinary nurse with an interest in or previous work experience in all areas of a clinic. You will have outstanding patient and client care skills. Excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask in a busy environment are a must. You will be open and approachable with the ability to work well in a team. Previous hospital experience is not essential as ongoing support will be given.

The Summary:

Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animals

Hours: Full-time, 42 hours per week

Weekends: TBC

Salary: Highly competitive salary and benefits

Ref: JN -062019-11443

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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