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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8740)

Chippenham, Wiltshire

Veterinary Nurse

Salary £21,000 - £24,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent registered veterinary nurse to join a small animal hospital in Chippenham Wiltshire.

This is a full-time position working Monday - Friday with a generous 1:8 weekend rota with time off in lieu.

About the role:

This is an excellent opportunity for a nurse to join a supportive nursing team and to develop and utilise all their nursing skills to their full potential. The nurse will have exposure to a variety of cases including advanced soft tissue cases, orthopaedic surgeries, and laparoscopic surgeries. They will also be able to perform schedule 3 procedures and receive full support.

There is also the opportunity to develop nurse consultations.

They are looking for a confident and committed, driven nurse with good general nursing experience and someone who can help lead the practice forward.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am until 5:00pm
  • Weekends: 1:8 weekend rota
  • Sole charge: None
  • Team: Large Veterinary team
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them:

  • Large established Tier 3 Hospital with 3 branches
  • Large highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest across the branches
  • Award winning practice
  • 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, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic, dentistry, rehabilitation, surgery and more


The practice offers a wide variety of modern veterinary services and facilities including radiography, on site laboratory, digital X-Ray, separate operating theatre and dentistry

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 competent in all aspects of general nursing
  • 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

The Package:

  • Salary 21,000 - 24,000 pro rata
  • Excellent CPD allowance
  • 6 weeks Holiday per year including bank holiday rising with service
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Health and Wellbeing scheme
  • Onsite free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Healthcare 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: 8740

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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