Permanent Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £18,000 - £26,500 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-222

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established, friendly veterinary practice situated in Oxfordshire. The practice is looking for a permanent registered veterinary nurse to join their dedicated team.

The Role:
This is a full-time permanent position working  with 4 vets,  5 nurses and a support team 40-41 hour week on a rota basis - 4 days per week and includes 1 night per week on call and a 1:4 Saturday which is on call on Friday in branch 8am-2.30pm Saturday and on call again until Monday morning. A vet covers the on call and inpatient check, you will only be required to come if the vet needs the support.

The Practice:
The practice provides veterinary care for a broad range of animals including guinea pigs, goats, horses, dogs, cows and cats and is split 90% small animal, 5% cattle and 5% equine. The practice is looking for a passionate, caring veterinary nurse who has excellent client skills and is a strong team player. The practice has a wide range of modern diagnostic facilities including X-ray, ECG, Ultrasound an in-house laboratory equipment. They have a separate kennel and cattery units as well as their own dedicated operating theatre.

The Candidate:
Our client is looking for a dedicated and competent Registered Veterinary Nurse, a newly qualified RVN would also be considered for this role.

Type:  Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse
Hours:  Full Time 40-41 hours per week on a rota working 4 days per week.
OOH: 1-night duty per week
WE/On Call:  1:4 weekend  - Saturday 8 - 2.30pm  with Friday night on call, Saturday from 2.30pm through to Monday morning.
A vet covers the on call and inpatient check, you will only be required to come if the vet needs the support.
Accommodation: Yes
Salary:  Generous dependent on experience from £18,000-£26,500 + CPD

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:

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 sh/16862 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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