Permanent Equine Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    West Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £23,000 - £31,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-1547

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of an Equine Practice that is looking for two qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse’s to join their professional and dedicated team of qualified nurses based in a beautiful market town in West Suffolk.


The Practice:

Our client was established in the 50's and is the largest equine practice in Europe, providing world-class facilities, technology and employing 45 veterinary surgeons and their nursing team includes two-night nurses, a team of three “seasonal” foal nurses (from February – June) who deal with the increased demands of neonatal intensive foal care and two nurses who work in their imaging department.


The Role:

The position will involve all aspects of nursing care of inpatients across a wide range of disciplines including theatre, standing surgery, intensive care and routine inpatient care.


This is a full-time position, with 7.5 hour shifts between the hours of 06:00 and 20:00 Monday to Friday with a one-hour (unpaid) break. On-call duties are shared with the rest of the nursing team. This is approximately on a 1:4 basis (weekday nights and weekends)


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have excellent all-round nursing skills with a passion and drive for delivering outstanding patient care, you will be a team player who enjoys working in a supportive working environment, whilst being able to use your initiative. You can expect many opportunities to learn and develop your skills.


This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who are keen to apply and develop their nursing skills to the highest standards whilst working in a challenging and rewarding environment


In return, the practice is offering a competitive salary of £23,000 - £31,000 dependent on experience, plus overtime. BEVA membership will be paid and you will receive three days funded CPD per annum.



Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Equine

Hours: Full time, working 7.5 hour shifts

Weekends: 1:4

Out of hours: 1:4

Sole charge: Some may be required

Salary: £23,000 - £31,000 DOE

Ref: JN -032018-1547


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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