Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Hailsham

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £25,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-22427

  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Hailsham

Type: Small Animal

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex

Practice Type: Part of a group


  • PSS accredited (General Practice) and a Veterinary Nurse Training Centre, are dedicated to high-quality care. Well equipped with excellent digital X-ray facilities, high-quality ultrasound, dental X-ray, iM3 dental station, and up-to-date anaesthetic monitoring; along with regularly updated, team-driven policies and protocols to ensure standards are met whilst also maintaining job satisfaction.
  • Their in-house laboratory includes a full range of Idexx analysers and a Class IV K-laser is used both post-operatively and during VN clinics. Separate cattery, kennel, and isolation areas plus an outdoor exercise area offer excellent in-patient facilities.

Team: Their team of 5.5 FTE vets, 6.2FTE VNs, and 8 support staff in Client care and management including PGCert holders in Medicine and Surgery and an NHS Leadership Academy Award holder -all CPD supported by the practice 

Role: Exciting opportunity to join the brilliant nursing team 

Duties: The role is varied, with theatre work, kennels, laboratory duties, and nurse clinics equally shared amongst the team. There will be some client care and administrative duties. 

Hours: In a full-time role, their nurses work a 4-day week with a fixed day off and work a weekend rota of 2 Saturdays from 6, working one Saturday 8.30-3.30 then one 8.30-12.30 with no other OOH, weekend, or Bank Holiday work.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualified RVN with experience in a small animal clinic.
  • Cheerful and motivated, with drive and enthusiasm to fit into our friendly working environment.
  • You will be a team player, a proactive individual with an adaptable friendly personality, skillful with patients, and great with clients.
  • A driving license is essential for this role.
  • Insurance experience would be beneficial

Salary: The salary for the role is up to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience.

The Package:

  • Increasing holidays based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the Group Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

Ref: JN -092021-22427

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