Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Bedford

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £21,465 - £28,246 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-20827

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Bedford

Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Location: Bedford

Practice: We are working with a lovely small animal Independent practice

  • 5 Consulting rooms and 2 Operating theatres
  • In-house laboratory
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscope
  • ECG
  • Digital radiography
  • Dental suite
  • Blood pressure monitors
  • Isolation facilities
  • Modern sterilisation facilities
  • Infusion pumps for intravenous fluids
  • Purpose-built accommodation for in-patients
  • Nurse clinics
  • Resident General Practitioners Ophthalmology Certificate holder
  • Resident Small Animal General Practitioners Medicine Certificate holder
  • A visiting Ophthalmologist from Cambridge University
  • 24hr Emergency service manned entirely by own team

Job Description: The position is five days a week, each being an 8-hour shift between 7.30 am and 8 pm

Duties: This position offers the opportunity to be involved with all routine procedures including radiography, theatre work, laparoscopy, nurse consults, and provide nursing care to hospitalised inpatients.

OOHS: This is a day nurse position without any out-of-hours on-call - the OOH cover is provided by a separate ECC nursing team – (a day nurse would only be required to cover an OOH shift in exceptional circumstances). 

Weekends: There is a rolling 1:3 Saturday day Rota 8 am - 4.30 pm

Bank Holiday: Day shifts only are shared equally between the day nurse team, to date has been 1 bank holiday day per year.

Salary/Pay Rate: Salary between £21,465 and £28,246 per annum. Dependent on experience


  • Generous CPD budget including unlimited online CPD with the RVC
  • Opportunities for certificates if desired
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • VDS cover
  • Own pet discount
  • Annual pay reviews
  • 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Excellent in-house training and support
  • Workplace pension scheme

Skills/Other information: Fully qualified Veterinary Nurse that is registered with the RCVS.

Ref: JN -062021-20827

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