Permanent FT/PT Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent FT/PT Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Newton Abbott, Devon

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    James Haswell

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-14136

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-30 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a long-established mixed practice based in Newton Abbott, Devon for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their busy team. This is a permanent full-time position working for 30 - 40 hours per week on rota basis. Part-time applicants will be considered too.

The Practice:

Our client is a long-established modern veterinary practice based at two branches in Newton Abbot and Torquay. This is a friendly mixed practice with fully qualified vets, nurses will give the right veterinary care to all types animals from small, equine and farm/large. Both practices are modern,well equipped and offer a wide range of services; vet and nurse consulting rooms, separate operating theatres, endoscopy, dental x-ray, in-house laboratories for routine blood tests, ultrasound, digital x-ray, laser therapy, isolation kennels and more.

The Role:

Our client is offering a full-time/part-time position working 30 - 40 hours per week on a rota basis, including 2 in 4 Saturday mornings. You will be working across 2 of their branches but predominately the small animal practice. On-call is shared with 2 local practices and equates to 1 week in 6 shared between the team.

General duties to include:

  • Assisting vets as requested
  • Nurse clinics
  • Theatre nursing, preparation of patients for surgery, anaesthetic monitoring, and assessing the patient pre and post- surgery
  • Taking blood samples and placing intravenous catheters
  • Laboratory tasks such as blood analysis and other diagnostics
  • Administering medications
  • Providing advice to clients
  • Handling and restraint of all species
  • Dispense of medicines as appropriate
  • Reception duties

The Candidate:

Our clients' ideal candidate would be someone with a positive attitude with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. A desire to ensure the best patient care is essential. Full time and part time applications will be considered. 

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits such as regular training, career progression, discounted pet care, staff discounts and more.

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurses

Type: Small, Equine and Large/Farm Animals

Hours: Full-time and Part-time

Weekends: Yes - Weekend 2 in 4 Saturday mornings

Out of hours: Occasional - 1 week in 6 - shared between team

Salary: Competitive and Benefits

Ref: JN - 012020-14136

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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