RVN Dermatology - Hampshire Ringwood

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-31308

  • Published:

    12 days ago

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RVN Dermatology- Hampshire Ringwood

Type: Small Animal

Location: New Forest National Park area of Hampshire

Practice: Group Practice - Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is a multidisciplinary referral centre, providing a variety of interesting cases and opportunity to improve your skills. The practice has in the region of 80 nurses across the hospital, the wards team includes day, twilight and night nurses supported by VCAs. 

Facilities: Their specialist-led dermatology service has the facilities required for investigation of dermatological cases, including on-site intra-dermal allergy testing, in-house cytology for immediate results, barrier nursing and video otoscopy, CT and MRI scanning for investigation of ear diseases. They offer an array of laboratory investigations including histopathology, bacterial/fungal cultures, and blood tests with the advantage of an external laboratory on - site.

Role: In this role, you will collaborate with two full-time RCVS & EBVS European Specialists in Veterinary Dermatology, along with a committed full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse and Veterinary Care Assistant, to deliver exceptional care to their growing client base.

Duties: Utilising their video-otoscope and supported by specialist-led advanced anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging team you will utilise your knowledge and experience to proactively support patients undergoing investigations and out-patient treatment/ consultations for a wide range of dermatological conditions including, but not limited to, chronic otitis, allergic skin disease, endocrinopathies, immune mediated skin disease, parasitic skin disease and neoplasia.

Hours: This is a part-time position consisting of 3 days, 25.5 hours a week. Working Tuesdays-Thursdays (9am-6pm), with 1:4 Saturdays (08:30am-2:30pm). 

Applicant RequirementsThey're searching for an experienced nursing professional who excels in a team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate should be motivated, capable of working both independently and collaboratively, and demonstrate a keen interest in dermatology. A willingness to develop clinical skills and assist in training colleagues is essential. While prior experience in dermatology is not essential, confidence in monitoring anaesthesia and possessing clinical nursing skills, including blood sampling and IV placement, is crucial.

Salary: A competitive base salary between £29,000 - £32,000pa (pro-rata).


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • 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
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • CPD allowance paid pro-rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All their Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -052024-31308

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