Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Littlehampton, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14224

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Client:


We are working with an RCVS accredited practice near Littlehampton in West Sussex, that is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. 

The Practice:

The practice has been a well-established part of the local community for over 25 years, providing owners and their pets with a personable and compassionate lifelong healthcare and support. The practice maintains a trustworthy and high-quality standard of veterinary care, they are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to support the community’s pets at their time of needs. 

Their facilities include:

  • Surgery and anaesthesia 
  • Hospitalisation and intensive care
  • Laboratories 
  • Dental suite 
  • Radiography

The Role: 

This is a full-time role working 37 ½ hours, on a 5-day a week rota although part-time and flexible working hours will be considered for the right candidate. There is a shared weekday on call rota of 1 in 5 with 1 in 12 weekends on-call (including branch work) and the weekend working rota is 1:3 Saturday mornings. The role will cover call all general RVN duties including anaesthesia, radiography, inpatient care, lab work and assisting with surgical procedures and consultations. In return our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, subject to experience, including:-

  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday leave
  • CPD allowance
  • Mon-Fri - 2 early finishes per week
  • Paid RCVS & VDS membership
  • A relocation package/accommodation may be available

The Candidate: 

The practice has a friendly and supportive team and is looking for the right nurse to join them. The ideal candidate will work well as part of the team and have excellent communication and customer service skills, with a caring approach and an ability to work to high standards.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse 

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full Time 

Weekends: 1:3 Saturday mornings 

Out of hours: 1 in 5 shared weekday on call rota and 1 in 12 weekend on call rota

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

An accommodation/relocation package may be available

Ref: JN -022020-14224

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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