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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8581)

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Veterinary Nurse

Up to £22,000 - £29,000 per annum pro rata commensurate pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a registered veterinary nurse to join a practice in Barnsley on a full time basis.

The practice is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Nurse who is passionate about veterinary care and has excellent clinical standards and customer care skills.

The practice is a modern purpose-built practice boasting 7 consult rooms along with 2 theatres and all the diagnostic toys.

The practice is part of an independent group across South Yorkshire who are dedicated to delivering clinical excellence. They have 4 modern clinics offering state of the art facilities and services and are equipped with all the latest technologies to ensure they continue to be at the forefront of the veterinary industry. They are passionate about animal welfare and in particularly preventative welfare and are dedicated to sharing their knowledge to all their clients. They also offer affordable healthcare making it possible for everyone to give their animal the best healthcare.

About the role:

The role will involve working alongside other members of staff and working closely as a team offering support and coaching where applicable. They are looking for a confident and enthusiastic nurse who is passionate about their work and has strong communication skills.

The practice pride themselves on delivering a high standard of clinical care and have an excellent reputation within the local area therefore, it is key that the RVN continues to promote and deliver this standard of care and continue to drive the clinical excellence and services forward within the practice. The RVN will also be expected to run nurse clinics and be competent in surgical skills also.

If you are interested in being a part of a practice where you can help mould and shape its future whilst working with an experienced friendly and supportive team then please get in touch with us. This role offers an exciting opportunity for career development - both clinical and management to the right applicant alongside offering a fantastic work / life balance.

Duties and Responsibilities including:

  • Clinical coaching duties
  • General nursing duties including
  • theatre, laboratory, radiography, inpatient care, nurse consultations, euthanasia duties, monitoring patients and assisting Veterinary Surgeons
  • Dispensing medications
  • Maintaining practice standards and adhering to health and safety protocols and standard operating procedures
  • Assisting the Veterinary Surgeons where needed
  • Nurse Consultations
  • Providing advice on preventative treatment for pets
  • Monitor in patients
  • Complete CPD requirements
  • Reception duties

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Full time Monday - Friday
  • Weekends: Yes shared rota
  • Sole charge: No
  • OOH: None
  • Team: Large Veterinary Team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Other: Late night checks for any inpatients are paid in addition

About them:

  • Progressive Independent Practices
  • 4 Sites in total
  • First opinion and referral practice
  • Investing in equipment to continue to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue case load
  • Offers a fantastic work / life balance
  • Growing practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a Vet
  • Offers accommodation on site for a relocation
  • Provides training agreement package - funding for a certificate
  • Operating theatres fully equipped
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offer a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons Medicine and Surgery.
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment - fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community

The Person:

  • They will be happy to run nurse clinics
  • They will be confident in surgical nursing
  • They will be happy to provide clinical coaching each week - 2 days with a student each week
  • They will have excellent organisational and time management skills
  • They will help drive the practice forward and shape the development of client services
  • They must be motivated and passionate about their work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • They will actively promote the ethos of preventative healthcare and educate clients each day
  • They will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
  • They will consistently deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • They will have excellent communication and customer interfacing skills


  • 6 consultation skills and 2 operating theatres
  • Kennel and Cattery
  • Dental suite
  • Overnight nursing facilities
  • Isolation Ward
  • Laboratory
  • Ultrasound
  • CT Scanner
  • Digital X-ray

The Package:

  • Salary : Up to 22,000 - 29,000 per annum pro rata commensurate pro rata
  • CPD generous allowance
  • Annual leave allowance
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • Discount for staff pets
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 8581

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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