Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Ashford, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £22,500 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13727

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-05 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join a really friendly practice based in Ashford, Kent on a full time, permanent basis. This role also involves some orthopedic work, so candidates who have experience and/or an interest in this area are preferred.

The Practice:

This practice has been key individuals over the years and has handpicked their team who have more than 50 years of experience. Each member of staff is devoted pet owners and understand the bond each client has with their pets and always share the best current ways of keeping them fit and healthy. This practice has state of the art facilities including but not limited to X-Ray, Ultrasound, Orthopaedic facilities, full surgical facilities and equipment and they also offer home appointments. 

Our clients' mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means their employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

They provide ongoing support to their teams, both in practice and through a dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from the advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The Role and Candidate:

This is a permanent role where you will be working 40 hours a week over 3.5 days, providing a great work-life balance. There is no on-call for this role and you will be part of a 1:5 weekend rota.

Your average day will include a variety of nursing and surgical duties, reception duties and working in theatre, with plenty of client and pet interaction. There is an equal share of the rota with all nurses in this amazing and close-knit team. Full support will be provided as you will work closely within the experienced team. This role also involves some orthopedic work, so candidates who have experience and/or an interest in this area are preferred.

You must have a passion for delivering outstanding client and patient care and enjoy working in a supportive working environment. You will have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • A competitive salary of up to £22,500, depending on experience
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available
  • Eye care and childcare vouchers available
  • And much more!


Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 5

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Rare

Salary: Excellent Salary (Up to £22,500 p/a - DOE) and Benefits

Ref: JN -012020-13727

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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