Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Durham, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits DOE

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13706

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are working with an independent first opinion practice based in Durham who is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practice prides itself on its friendly service, gold standard care, advanced knowledge and hospital-standard facilities. They strive to provide a professional, compassionate and efficient service to clients whose animals, both companion and working, are their prime concern. They employ 28 staff across 3 branches including 8.5 Vets, 11 RVNs and 6 Receptionists. Facilities include endoscopy, ultrasound, dental X-ray, digital X-ray, laser and separate dog and cat wards.

The Role: 

This is a full-time role working 5 days per week between 35-40 hours with shifts of 08.00-16.00, 09.00-17.00 and 13.00-19.00. Weekends are on a rota of 1 in 5 Saturdays 08.00-17.00 and Sundays 09.00-13.00 with time off in lieu the following week. There are no out of hours responsibilities with this role! Typical duties include admissions, discharges and theatre work. In return, our client is offering a generous package, including:-

  • Salary from £18,000 depending on experience
  • RCVS fees paid
  • Pension
  • CPD allowance of £500
  • 28 days holiday
  • Staff discount scheme for 3 pets (60%)
  • Certificates are supported

The Candidate:

You should be a fully qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse and the practice are happy to consider a newly-qualified graduate as well as experienced Nurses. You should be confident in all nursing skills and have strong client communication skills as well as being a good team player.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time. 35-40 hours per week over 5 days

Weekends: On a rota of 1 in 5 Saturdays and Sundays

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: No

Salary: Competitive salary and generous benefits package, depending on experience

Ref: JN -012020-13706

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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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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