Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £9.50 per hour plus (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-11912

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a lovely small animal practice in the Gloucester area that is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working between 30-35 hours per week, with the opportunity to work flexible shifts.

The Practice:

This is a multi-site vet across 4 practices in the Gloucestershire area. The practice was extensively redeveloped to provide a modern air-conditioned clinic with superb facilities for providing the best veterinary care in Gloucester. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and intensive care facilities for critical care. Run a fully equipped lab so results can be accessed as quickly as possible. In-house, the investigation is backed up with a referral to a large commercial outside lab who specializes in a fast turn around to get the answers as soon as possible. The imaging suite includes a state of the art digital x-ray machine with floating bucky table for all things orthopaedic and cardiothoracic, a flexible fibre optic endoscope for gastrointestinal investigation and a colour flow Doppler ultrasound machine for investigating soft tissue diseases and heart disease. One of the strengths of the practice is the extensive range of surgical equipment and surgical expertise they possess.

Orthopaedics - fractures, growth plate deformities 

OCD surgery 

Cruciate surgery - TTA and De Angelis surgery

Spinal surgery

Soft tissue 

Thoracotomy - lung lobectomies 

Pericardial surgery 

Oesophageal surgery

Total ear canal ablation 

Laryngeal Tieback

The Role:

This is a full-time role where you will be working a between 30-35 hours per week, with a weekend rota of 1:4 or 1:6 which would be at an increased rate. The actual shifts are flexible in line with the practice requirements.

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

  • The competitive hourly rate that starts at £9.50 p/h - commensurate with experience
  • 20 days holidays - increasing to 25 days in 2020
  • 8 days of bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • RCVS renewal fees paid

The Candidate:

You will be a qualified Veterinary Nurse that is registered with the RCVS that is competent in all aspects of nursing. They are looking for an RVN with great communication skills and a professional approach with clients and colleagues alike.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:4 - 1:6 rota

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Generous salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -082019-11912

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:

Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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