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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-37671)

East Dulwich, Greater London

Veterinary Nurse

£30,000 to £35,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Veterinary Nurse - East Dulwich, London

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary nurse or soon to be?
  • Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?

We are recruiting on behalf of a practice in East Dulwich, London for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join their team. This role is full time for 37 hours per week over 4 days, along with weekends on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week over 4 days
  • Weekends: On a rota
  • OOH: None
  • On-call: None

About them:

  • Established 1st opinion practice
  • 3 Practice sites
  • Large team of 20 vets, 12 RVNs, 10 VCAs and 22 support team
  • They are fully equipped with all the toys including Ultrasound, Dental x-ray, Ultrasonic dental machine, ECG, equipped in house laboratory and separate cat and dog wards
  • They pride themselves on providing the most safest care to patients. Everything gets recorded, incidents, manual charts, training etc
  • They only use the best drugs available to treat patients
  • They are continuing to grow and believe this is due to their ethos that the team are the most important thing which enables it a very enjoyable place to work
  • The practice provides a high standard of care and customer service to all its patients and clients.

Team culture:

  • They have a friendly and welcoming culture
  • All the team ensure they look after one another. They understand the importance of wellbeing and maintain the "be kind" ethos and offer an environment where people can also have fun and enjoy what they do.
  • They are always open to learning new things and finding better ways of working
  • They understand the difficulties that the vet industry can face, and they ensure that each member of staff support each other and strive each day to provide a positive and encouraging work environment

About you

  • They are looking for a nurse who will fit in with their team culture
  • Ideally the RVN will be confident in their abilities which will then in turn enable them to be able to provide a high level of pet care
  • This is a busy practice and sometimes and can often be busy and sometimes high powered so it is important that the nurse is comfortable in this area and is able to prioritise their time and tasks.
  • They are looking for someone who would join in and have fun with the team
  • The Nurse will have great communication skills and have an approachable manner
  • They will provide an excellent service to all clients and be able to build rapport easily


  • Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays and birthday off
  • CPD: Generous allowance of £550 with 3 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Private medical insurance
  • Family friendly policies including maternity and paternity
  • Certificate support
  • Workplace pension
  • Further benefits such as retail and gym
  • Employee wellbeing programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development platforms available
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free uniform

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 37671

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk


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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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