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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-5959)

Leicester, Leicestershire

Veterinary Nurse

Starting from £29,240 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Consulting Nurse position.

We are recruiting for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join a small animal hospital in Birstall Leicester. This is a Consulting Registered Nurse position. It is full time with a 40 hour week and a shared weekend and bank holiday rota.

The practice provides a high standard of clinical care and pride themselves on having staff members who stand apart from the rest and have a real passion and vision for how they work. They provide ongoing training and support to all team members through dedicated training centres. All staff also benefit from the access to the best diagnostic equipment such as MRI machines and state of the art operating theatres.

The role involves a busy caseload and offers the RVN the opportunity to develop and grow nurse clinics. The RVN will be involved with the medical and surgical case load ensuring that their clinical skills and knowledge are utilised to their full potential whilst also offering further development opportunities.

Who are they looking for:

The practice is looking for an experienced confident RVN who is passionate about Veterinary care. The RVN must have previous experience of working in a small animal practice. They must have a friendly and positive attitude and be able to work well with others. Excellent communication and customer service skills are et along with a positive and friendly attitude. Ultimately you will be looking for a role where you expand your knowledge and clinical skill set.


The role involves all aspects of nursing and includes working closely with the veterinary surgeons in the practice as well as performing nursing duties. The RVN will be involved in administering treatments and medications, performing diagnostic tests, assisting in surgeries, running nurse clinics and providing advice to clients. There is also the opportunity to work as a clinical coach so the RVN can use their knowledge and experience to help train and support SVNs in the future.


There is plenty of support available perhaps if the nurse is looking to move into further management and would like to develop your management skills further, there is continual support and mentoring available. There are ongoing internal course to develop clinical skills and personal skills as well as training to help communicate delicate information to clients.

Key Details

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hours per week
  • Weekends: Yes on a rota
  • Sole Charge: None
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: Access to 24 Hour Animal Hospital
  • Computer System: Bespoke system
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Team: 1 Vets, 2 Nurse & support team

About them

  • Large community of highly skilled Veterinary Professionals
  • Committed, forward thinking and deliver clinical excellence
  • Offers continual training with professional development along with a dedicated training centre
  • Provides advanced Veterinary diagnostic equipment including MRI Machines and state of the art operating theatres
  • Career progression opportunities available
  • Provides continual ongoing training to ensure personal growth and development
  • Provides state of the art diagnostic equipment
  • Access to a large 24 HR Hospital close by for exposure to more complex cases and clinical learning

About you

  • You will have a high level of solid nursing experience in all aspects of nursing
  • You must have a friendly and compassionate attitude and also be approachable at all times
  • You will be ambitious to continue with further education and training
  • You will be forward thinking and always looking at ways to develop the clinical nursing team further
  • You will enjoy running nurse clinics
  • You will have experience in clinical coaching and or happy to become a clinical coach
  • You will enjoy leading a team and providing ongoing support to fellow team members
  • You must be motivated and passionate about your work and share this and promote this ethos with other members of staff
  • You will enjoy mentoring others and leading by example
  • 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 practice is fully equipped with all the latest diagnostic equipment and there is a wide range of state-of-the-art services available including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Endoscopy
  • Multiparameter Machine
  • Defibrillator
  • ECG
  • MRI
  • Orthopaedic facilities
  • 24hr care


  • Salary: Starting from 29,240 pro rata
  • Holiday allowance: 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • CPD: 300 allowances plus 2 days to attend
  • Access to a learning and development platform
  • Access to employee assist programme
  • Internal courses available ongoing
  • Attendance bonus schemes
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
  • Paternity 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.

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