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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8786)

Hailsham, East Sussex


Veterinary Nurse

£21,000 to £26,000

Full time / Permanent

Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent registered veterinary nurse to join an independent small animal practice in Hailsham. East Sussex.

This is a full-time position working 5 days per week 8.30am - 6:30pm and a weekend rota of 1:3 Saturdays with a day off in lieu provided after working a Saturday. One late shift per week working from 12pm to 9pm, with a later start the following day

About the role:

The practice is recruiting due to demand and expansion. They require an RVN with a minimum of two years' experience. The role will involve all aspects of general nursing including nurse clinics, anaesthesia, intensive care, managing wounds, in patient care, physiotherapy, administering medications and assisting the veterinary surgeon. Currently the 4 Nurses are highly experienced and comprise of 1 head nurse and 2 coaches and one with a diploma. All of which have a variety of special interests therefore the practice can provide support and encouragement to an RVN who wishes to pursue an area of special interest.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 5 days per week 8.30am - 6pm, one later finish
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturdays
  • OOH: None
  • Team: 2 Vet 4 Nurse with reception staff
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Independent small animal and exotics practice
  • Offers excellent customer service and has an excellent reputation within the community
  • Growing and expanding practice
  • Provides state of the art equipment and modern veterinary services and facilities
  • Prides themselves on educating members of the public on animal welfare with a heavy focus daily on preventative healthcare


  • State of the art equipment including:
  • CT Scanner and MRI mobile unit that visits.
  • Ultrasound
  • K laser therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • X - Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats
  • Dedicated clinics for exotics and rabbits

The Person:

  • You will have a minimum of two years' experience
  • You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • You will enjoy working as part of a team
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare and preventative health
  • An area of special interest would be supported and encouraged
  • 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:

  • Salary 21,000 - 26,000 pro rata
  • CPD allowance
  • 28 days Holiday
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Onsite free parking
  • VDS and RCVS Paid
  • 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: 8786

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