Permanent Full-Time Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Full-Time Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Ripon, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefit

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-14861

  • Published:

    10 months ago

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  • Client:


We are working with a client based in the Ripon area of North Yorkshire who is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Applications are welcome from all levels of experience, though this position would be particularly well-suited to a final year veterinary nursing student. Our clients' practice values are Clinical excellence, Adaptability, Respect, and Education (C.A.R.E).

The Practice:

This is an independent practice that has been working in partnership with clients for 75 years, servicing the needs of pets, big or small. Over the last ten years, the small animal department has grown a great deal. They were awarded Hospital status in 2014. They are also the only practice in North Yorkshire to have Gold Cat-Friendly accreditation. Operating a 24-hour emergency service staffed by their own vets and nurses and can arrange for home visits in special circumstances. The Small Animal Department offers a wide range of services and cares for any pets' health needs, whether it be puppies' first check-up or a senior pet. The practice is committed to delivering the high - quality patient and client care that they believe in. They have RCVS Advanced Practitioners in surgery, medicine, and small animal practice as well as a visiting ophthalmologist, dermatologist, cardiologist, ultrasonographer and MRI scanner.

The Role and Candidate:

This is a full-time permanent role where you will be working in their small animal department. The full rota and shift details will be discussed at the interview.

The role involves all aspects of veterinary nursing (surgical, medical and practice nursing) and includes an equal share of the weekend and OOH duties.

You will be joining an amazing team of 15 FTE nurses, that support a team of 14 small animal vets. They have a wealth of existing experience in the team, including certificate-holders in medical nursing, surgery, and nutrition.

Applications are welcome from all levels of experience, though this position would be particularly well-suited to a final year veterinary nursing student, as they encourage and fund personal development and want to help you grow and deliver your expanding skillset.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a salary that is commensurate with experience and a benefits package that includes:

31 days holiday (includes 8 Bank Holidays)

  • 1 paid volunteering day per year at a choice of local charities
  • VDS, RCVS and 2 professional memberships paid
  • 2 days CPD and £350 budget per annum with further training/certifications encouraged
  • Aviva Private Health Care insurance
  • The 'People’s Pension' pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme subject to eligibility
  • Social/Team events throughout the year (including Summer BBQ and Christmas Party)
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to an Employee Assistance Programme for a wide range of information and advice across a range of topics.
  • Fruit Monday and Cake Friday
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Staff pet discount scheme


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: On a shared rota

Out of hours: On a shared rota

Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Ref: JN -032020-14861

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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