Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive - circa £24,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092020-16705

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Practice

We are currently working with a well-established independent practice in the Sunbury-on-Thames area of Surrey. Our client is looking to recruit a permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse or possibly two permanent RVN's willing to undertake a job share to work across two of their branches. 

The Practice:

This practice has often been described as ‘very welcoming and friendly’ and they are now in the position to be able to offer a keen, hard-working veterinary nurse with a good work ethic the opportunity to join their personable and dedicated team working between 2 branches. It is a busy practice that has experienced rapid growth over the past two years and has branches covering the SW London area. They currently employ a team of between 13 to 14 veterinary surgeons and 16- 17 nursing staff plus support across the region. They are able to offer a variety of services and facilities which make them an exciting and enterprising prospect e.g. Multi Branch Practices, Home Visits, Extended opening hours, 24/7 Emergency Care, Investment in Customer Care, Gold Standard Anaesthetic Monitoring, In-House Referrals & Second Opinions, 24/7 Hospitalisation Facilities (Vet & Nurse on Premises at ALL times), Active Community Involvement, Our Own Pet Club, Nurse Clinics, Puppy Parties & Kitten Talks, Client Information Evenings, Keyhole Bitch Spay, Orthopaedics & Spinal Surgery, Dermatology Clinic, Acupuncture, Advanced Soft Tissue Surgical Techniques Offered, Certificate Holders in Various Specialities, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Impressive Range Diagnostic Equipment, Comprehensive Laboratory, Exotics, Pet Travel & Export Advice, Behavioural Advice, and Consults Interest-Free Loans.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday on shifts between 8.00 - 1700 or 8.30 - 17.30, Saturdays 1:12 8.00-17.00 with a day off during the week. With No OOHs and No sole charge supporting a great work/life balance. The position will include a good range of nursing procedures and activities including consults, some inpatient work, hospitalisation, monitoring anaesthetics, and assisting the veterinary surgeon.  

The Candidate:

This is a lovely opportunity for a personable registered veterinary nurse with good communication skills, who is keen to develop further and who would benefit from working in a busy practice with a varied caseload. The successful candidate must also hold a clean driving license and preferably have their own vehicle. The practice is particularly keen to support ongoing learning in line with business requirements.  

The Package:

In return, our client is offering a very competitive package that includes:

  • A competitive salary of circa £24,000 p/a dependent on knowledge, skills & experience, 
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays,
  • Staff Discounts
  • Other associated benefits

You must be a fully qualified veterinary nurse with a clean driving license and preferably their own vehicle, as from time to time may be required to drive between branches which are situated close to one another.

Ref: JN -092020-16705

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