Permanent Part Time Registered Veterinary Nurse - Braintree

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21475

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Part-Time Registered Veterinary Nurse - Braintree

Job Title: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal & Equine

Location: Braintree District of Essex

Practice Type: This is a busy small animal and equine rural practice located on the Essex Suffolk borders with a friendly and supportive team with a collaborative approach. You will be joining a larger practice all working from the same site.

Facilities: They are equipped with usual diagnostics, ultrasound/CR radiography/endoscopy, visiting peripatetic medics/ophthalmologists. 

Team: 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 experienced Veterinary Nurses, and several kennel assistants.

Hours: This is a part-time role working 16-20 hours per week over 2-3 days with a variable shift pattern between 8 am-7 pm.

OOHS/WE: You will contribute to the out-of-hours rota which is currently 1:6 weekends and 1:6 Saturday mornings. Vets NOW cover the out-of-hours after 7 pm weekdays, 4 pm Saturdays, and 12 noon on Sundays. 

Duties: The role will encompass all elements of small animal nursing, shared amongst the nursing team, including theatre, kennels/recovery, assisting with consults and laboratory work

Skills/Exp: The ideal candidate must be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who can work well as a team with excellent communication skills both with their colleagues and clients alike. 

Sole Charge: Joining a large experienced team

Branch Work: No

Salary: Competitive - to be discussed in the interview.

Benefits (subject to pro-rata):

  •  4 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  •  3 days paid CPD leave
  •  £550 CPD allowance per annum
  •  RCVS Membership paid
  •  Service-based holiday entitlement increases
  •  VDS cover
  •  Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
  •  Enhanced paternity pay
  •  Birthday leave
  •  Discounted veterinary fees

Ref: JN -072021-21475

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