Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse, Oxon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    £24,000-£30,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-22087

  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oxon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Oxon, Oxfordshire

Practice Type: Well-established small animal practice in South Oxfordshire, surrounded by lovely countryside yet only 10 minutes from the city of Oxford and an easy commute to London. Their group is made up of four surgeries with the main surgery in Abingdon where their dedicated night service is located. 

Team Info: Their day team consists of 7 vets, a mix of qualified and student nurses along with ANA's, reception, and admin team. They have a separate night team. 

Facilities: State-of-the-art equipment with in-house Idexx lab, x-ray, ultrasound, and endoscope all come as standard.

Role: An exciting opportunity has come up for a Registered Veterinary Nurse! They would consider a 1st year+ Student Veterinary Nurse. Your general nursing duties will involve a mix of inpatient care, theatre, laboratory, diagnostic and nurse clinics.

Applicant requirements: 

  • They are looking for someone with a sense of humour, and keen to develop their nursing skills in all areas including nurse clinics. 
  • Happy to provide support if the candidate has a particular interest they want to develop.
  • They are looking to start taking part in local charity and community events that they have been unable to do due to covid and feel their nursing team has an important role in this.


  • A full-time nurse will work 40 hours a week over 5 days, they are able to be flexible for someone looking for a part-time position.
  • Their normal working weekday involves an 8-hour shift between 07:30-19:30.
  • Weekends and bank holidays are on a rota basis with TOIL given for weekend work helping to maintain a great work-life balance.
  • They have a dedicated night team who covers the out-of-hours workload of local practices on evenings and weekends. This feeds into the day team giving an exciting variety of cases!

Weekends: Yes

OOHs: No

Salary: The salary is from £24,000 up to £30,000 depending on experience.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday 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
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -092021-22087

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