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Permanent Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    South Devon

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Sarah Willis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-448

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Do you want to be part of a strong team of nurses where you can fully utilise all of your nursing skills?  We are currently recruiting for a busy practice in South Devon who require an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:
Our client is a 100% small animal, independent practice providing an excellent standard of health care to all pet animals. They are a 3 branch practice and offer a dedicated team of Veterinary Surgeons, qualified nurses and support staff to provide a professional and friendly service. The practice uses the Jupiter(Voyager) management system and has recently upgraded to a digital x-ray. They have an extensive in-house lab with Idexx and are constantly upgrading and purchasing new equipment

The Role:
This is a full-time position working on a rolling rota with a mixture or ward shifts, theatre shifts, prep shifts as well as a share of OOHs and 1 in 6 weekends.  
RVNs are not required to stay on site or hold the phone when on-call and will only be called by the Vet Surgeon if extra assistance is required.

Nurses are encouraged to fully utilise their skills and cover a range of duties including nurse clinics, k-laser sessions, 2nd vaccinations, nail clippings, stitch removal etc there are NO reception duties with this role.  There is a 9 nurse team with 1 ANA and 1 Student VN. This team is strong, experienced and encouraging and there is lots of support available for newly qualified RVN’s as well as lots of hands-on nursing available for more experienced nurses too.

The Candidate:
Applicants must be highly enthusiastic and have a passion for Hands on Nursing.  Candidates must be qualified to apply for this position.

Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse
Type: Small Animal
Location:  Devon
Hours: Full time
WE: 1:6
OOHs/On Call: Yes 
Branch Work: No
Salary: Competitive
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 SW/27599 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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