Permanent Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-376

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice based 20 minutes out of Worthing, they are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team on a permanent basis. They are a proud independent small animal practice who have been in the area for over 35 years.


The Practice:

Our client is a based in West Sussex over 3 surgeries and Veterinary care is provided by a dedicated team of 6 Vets who are supported by nurses, animal care assistants, receptionists and office staff. From routine health check to complex orthopaedic procedures, health care advice to export certification, the practice have the facilities, experience and expertise to provide for all pet’s and clients needs. The client and pet’s welfare is always number one priority, their clean modern practice are committed to providing the very best in veterinary care. Facilities include Large Kennel facilities accommodating 8 Cats and 6-9 dogs, with a separate kennel area for anxious patients, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, Digital Capnograph, Pulse Oximeter, Advanced Orthopaedic kit.


The Role:

This is a full-time role working 35 hours per week and will include 2 nights on duty per week. The rota consists of Monday and Wednesday 5 pm – 8 pm (If inpatients until 10 pm) and then sleep at the practice to do checks when required, Tuesday and Thursday 7 am – 12.30 pm, Friday 11 am – 7 pm and then stay over at the practice for the night, Saturday 7 am – 12.30 pm (If there are in-patients the nurse stays at Storrington for the night sleeping but also doing checks if they are required). If there are no in-patients and no other duties needing to be completed, the nurse may leave at 5 pm Saturday and return for 7 am on the next working day either Monday morning or Tuesday if there is a Bank Holiday. 


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate must be committed to delivering the very highest of veterinary care and affection.


In return, the practice are offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits


Role: Permanent Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time

Weekends TBC

Out of hours: 2 nights per week

Salary: Competitive salary


Ref: JN -022018-376


To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.


What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.


To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JN -022018-376 when enquiring about this vacancy.


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