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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-5011)

Abergavenny, Gwent


Veterinary Nurse

£21,000 - £26,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a veterinary nurse for a small animal practice in Abergavenny, in Monmouthshire, South Wales. Full or part time hours available, 30 - 40 hours per week. No OOHs or on call work, and a small volume of weekend work on a rota.

A normal day shift will be between the hours of 8.30am-6.30pm , with occasional late shifts between the hours of 1.00pm - 10.30pm, which is paid at an increased rate. Weekend shifts are 8:30am - 6pm.

Key Details:

  • Hours: Full-time up to 38 hours (part-time available 30 hours per week)
  • Weekdays: Mixture of shifts 8:30am to 6:30pm,1pm to 10pm
  • Weekends: 8:30 - 6pm on a rota
  • OOH: None required
  • Team: 4 Full time Vets, 5 RVNs and 8 admin/reception staff
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Other: Varied caseload

About them:

Well established, independent RCVS accredited small animal practice with an additional branch practice. Two fully equipped sites, one in the lovely market town of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, the other 10 miles away in the Welsh Valley Town of Ebbw Vale.

Both sites have ultrasound, digital Xray, Idexx Lasercyte and Catalyst Biochemistry, lab facilities. They use SmartFlow paperless systems for in-patient and anaesthetic monitoring .All anaesthetic machines are Humphrey ADE circuits with oxygen generation on-site.


The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and competent Registered Veterinary Nurse with a positive attitude to all areas of the role. Candidates must have at least one year of experience working in practice.

Are you a great all-rounder looking for a new challenge? Do you want to get involved in improving services and developing the practice, as well as providing a complete veterinary service to their friendly clients? If you have attributes such as a genuine team spirit, excellent communication skills and a commitment to do what is best for the animal, our client would love to meet you.

They can offer a satisfying role within a progressive, team driven workplace. Very little on-call. Our client is located in a beautiful rural area within easy reach of Cardiff, Hereford and Bristol. They have loads of ideas to grow the practice but they can't do it without more people power.


  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • ECG
  • Nurse Consult Room
  • Kennel Room
  • Operating Theatre


  • Salary from 21,000 to 26,000 pro rata
  • RCVS and all other fees paid
  • VDS cover
  • Pension scheme paid at 8%
  • Must haves:
  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills

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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