Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Belfast

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £30,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-30638

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Belfast

Type: Small Animal

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: Their imaging suite includes top-of-the-range ultrasonography, radiography, a CT scanner which is often nurse-led, an MRI scanner which again often nurse-led and endoscopy. They have top-of-the-range monitoring equipment to enable efficient anaesthetic monitoring- they have multiple multiparameter machines as well as ECQ and 2 blood pressure machines. 

Team: Currently they have 9 Veterinary Surgeons, 13 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Student Veterinary Nurses, 2 Animal Care Assistants, and 10 support staff. Some members of the team are cert and dip holders. They work in a very busy but fun team.

Role: Our client is looking for a dedicated and committed Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team 

Hours: Ideally working up to 40 hours per week across an 8-week rolling rota, with 1:4 weekends & a share of the OOH rota with plenty of time back after/before the weekend and out-of-hours work. They can consider part-time hours and flexible working as they understand the importance of balancing home life with your work life and would be happy to discuss how they can fix and flex their rota patterns to suit you.

Duties: Nurse consultations to include; weight clinics, 6-month checks, nail trimming, nutrition chats and many more. Patient nursing including critical care patient nursing, scrub nurse duties, patient triage, blood sampling and catheter placement, anaesthetics of mainly small animals and occasionally exotics, radiography, lab and microscope work, reception duties, puppy socialisation classes and importantly maintaining health and safety standards and hygiene protocols.

Salary: Up to £30,000 p/a Depending on experience


  • 7 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £500 CPD allowance for 2 days paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer

Ref: JN -022024-30638

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