Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oxfordshire

  • Location

    Chipping Norton

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £29,000

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112023-30158

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oxfordshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Oxfordshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: They are a modern hospital having only been built in 2015. They are equipped with full lab facilities, a DR x-ray system, dental x-ray, 64-slice CT scanner, a wide range of flexible and rigid endoscopes, ultrasound scanner with colour Doppler, full orthopaedic kit, slit lamp, tonometer.

Team: The team consists of 12 vets,12 registered veterinary nurses, 7 student nurses, and 5 animal nursing assistants. Among the vets a Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine, Advanced Practitioners in Small Animal Medicine, and ECC. Plus, they have regular visits from a specialist surgeon and referral dermatologist. 

Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the friendly team.

  • Duties will include: 
  • Assisting on-call RVN with nursing inpatients
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • The continual smooth running of the hospital. 
  • Assisting vets with consultations
  • Running samples in our in-house laboratory 

Hours: 2 days (Saturday and Sunday) every other week. No out-of-hours are required. 10 hours during the week alongside every other weekend will also be considered.

Applicant Requirements: We are looking for a qualified registered RVN with a good level of experience who would love to be part of a closely bonded hard-working team in a busy clinical environment. Must be a natural team player and happy to support colleagues at all levels. Experience with exotics would be beneficial but not essential.

Salary: Up to £29,000 DOE (FTE)

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 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
  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

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