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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Cardiff Wales (VETSEEK-0654)

Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan

Veterinary Nurse

£21,000 - £24,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent registered veterinary nurse with a surgical bias to join a well-established practice in Cardiff Wales. This is a new state of the art hospital with modern facilities and equipment. It provides emergency and referral services as well as having 4 branch surgeries within the surrounding area.

This is a full-time position working 4 days per week on the surgical rota. The role will be split between orthopaedic surgery and general nursing duties including looking after in patients, administering medications and nurse clinics.

The development of the Hospital and since a growth in the orthopaedic department and they now require a nurse with a surgical bias to help support and develop its growth. The role is full time and can support a 4-day week rota if required. The department is well supported with physiotherapists and hydrotherapists.

About the role:

The hospital has a team of both highly qualified nurses as well as trainee nurses and supporting staff, that consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care. They require a passionate, driven enthusiastic nurse who is committed to developing their own knowledge and the practices. All RVNS are expected to have a caring, nurturing attitude with a genuine passion for animal welfare. Excellent communications skills are vital.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday Full time - 4 day rota can be negotiated
  • Weekends: On a rota
  • Sole charge: No
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: Possibly on weekends if required
  • Team: Large Multi Vet and Nurse team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

Large established Veterinary Clinics including one large hospital and 4 branch surgeries

RCVS accredited practices

  • Large highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest
  • Provides 24-hour Patient care - OOH and Emergency Care
  • Offers excellent customer service and has an excellent reputation within the community
  • Provides state of the art equipment and facilities with expertise in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, rehabilitation, surgery and more


  • State of the art equipment including CT Scanner
  • Multiple consulting rooms and Operating Theatres
  • CT Scanner
  • Ultrasound
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Physiotherapy
  • X - Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats
  • Dedicated clinics for exotics and rabbits

The Person:

  • You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • You will be happy to work in a surgical bias position with some general nursing duties
  • A special interest in orthopaedics would be desirable along with previous experience
  • You will enjoy working as part of a team
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • You will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will be caring, adaptable, hardworking and reliable
  • You will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills
  • You will be driven and ambitious and looking to take your career to the next step and develop your clinical and skills

The Package:

  • 21,000 - 24,000 pro rata
  • 500 CPD allowance 3 Days
  • 20 days Holiday
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Onsite free parking
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme

Must have:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • 6 months post graduate experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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