Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Chichester, West Sussex

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £26,000 to £33,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062024-31435

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Chichester, West Sussex

Type: Small Animal

Location: Chichester, West Sussex

Practice Type: They are a growing small animal practice with 2 state-of-the-art hospitals and 4 busy branch clinics in West Sussex. 

Services: They offer a wide range of quality services from routine consultations and emergency care through to complex surgery and management of critical cases. Their Advanced Practitioner vets provide referral-level surgery, including orthopaedics such as TPLOs, and soft tissue surgeries including BOAS, CT, and Hydrotherapy.

The Role:

  • They are expanding their team and are looking for a passionate, experienced RVN to join their family.
  • This is an opportunity for the right candidate to use all their nursing skills and experience in a positive surgical and medical environment, looking after a variety of patients and dealing with emergencies.

Hours: Their RVNs typically work a 4-day week, totaling 40 hours. They usually work a mixture of shifts (7.30 am-6 pm, 8.30 am-7 pm and 9.30 am-8 pm) with an hour lunch break. Everyone contributes to the daytime weekend rota, bank holidays, and on-call rota.

OOHS: They have dedicated twilight and night teams, so there is no out-of-hours requirement except that their day team acts as a “last resort” backup for the night on an on-call rota. 

They require their RVN’s to:

  • Hold a valid driving licence is essential due to the potential need to work at other locations
  • Registered Veterinary Nurse (RCVS)

Salary: Competitive salary from £26,000 to £33,000 pa depending on experience


  • 7 weeks’ holiday, including bank holidays
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Occupational health including mental health support
  • This role is based at their busy Chichester hospital, you may be required to cover some shifts at their other hospital/branches if necessary.

Ref: JN -062024-31435

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