Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Taunton

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    From £24,500 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25434

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Taunton

Type: Small Animal

Location: Taunton, Somerset

Practice Type: Part of a group

  • They have a team of highly-experienced clinicians and veterinary nurses working with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, which enables them to treat the most complex and challenging cases their motto being clinical excellence, and personal care. 
  • They pride themselves on being a very friendly, supportive, and approachable team that offers a fantastic induction service to anyone who joins them.
  • Their top priority is to provide outstanding specialist care to clients’ pets. 

The Role: Due to growth and development, they now have a number of rotational nurse positions available.


  • This unique and diverse position is a great stepping stone into referrals from primary care work or a great allrounder for any current referral nurses who enjoy the variety.
  • The individual will be working alongside a highly skilled and passionate nursing and clinician team, providing quality care to patients across all disciplines, including inpatients, day patients, diagnostics, and theatre.


  • Need to be RVN with at least 1 years post-registration experience
  • You will need to have great attention to detail, a desire to develop and grow within the role, a passion for the provision of gold standard care to our patients, and the ability to work closely with the team and independently.
  • Referral and/or theatre experience desirable.
  • Their team is focused on quality and best practices, they actively encourage CPD with a generous CPD budget.
  • There is scope for development within the role.

Hours: This is a full-time role - would consider part-time for the right candidate with shifts between 07:00-20:00 on a rota basis

OOHS: There will be some out of hours with this position however this will give you the opportunity to earn additional on-call retainers.

  • £20 per weekday night on call
  • £25 per weekend night 2nd on call
  • £50 per weekend day/night 1st on call

Typically, an average of 4 weekdays on-call per month. Weekends 1 in 5. Totalling approx. £1000-£1200 per annum in retainers. In addition, time for emergencies is charged at a premium rate of £22.50 per hour.

The Package:

  • Salary is dependent on experience from £24,500 p/a
  • A supportive and knowledgeable team to assist your growth and development
  • Generous CPD package to advance your skills and direct your interest in specialist disciplines
  • Opportunities to mentor the Patient Care Assistants (PCA) students and Student Veterinary Nurses (SVN) and develop your leadership skills
  • 25 days annual leave excluding bank holidays plus your birthday off
  • Enhanced parental leave  
  • Enhanced sick leave.

Ref: JN -062022-25434

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