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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-8480)

Northwich, Cheshire

Veterinary Nurse

Salary £22,000 - 28,000 commensurate to experience pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent day and night Veterinary Nurse to join a busy animal hospital near Northwich. This is a large multi-site first opinion practice whose ethos is based on clinical excellence, excellent customer service and patient care.

The role comprises of a 38 hour working week which is a rotation of days and nights. The rota would include a 7 night on working Monday - Sunday 8pm - 7am and then one week off followed by 2 weeks of day shifts working in the prep and theatre rooms from 10am - 6pm. The rota would also include bank holidays when they fall into the rota.

About the role:

The role is ideal for either an experienced RVN or a newly qualified RVN due to the level of support available. This is an excellent opportunity for the RVN to develop their clinical skill set and knowledge whilst working within a mixed day and night rota. This allows nursing skills to be utilised to their full potential with each day being different. The practice has a strong ethos on personal development and CPD and continual learning is actively supported and encouraged. They will see a wide variety of cases and will have the opportunity to work alongside a large team.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small
  • Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Weekends: Yes on a rota of either days or nights
  • Sole charge: None
  • Team: 8 Vets, 27 RVNS, SVNS, ACAs and reception staff
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them:

  • Multiple Branch surgeries across the area
  • Award winning practice
  • Large loyal client base
  • Works closely with local referral practice and have regular seminars offering continual learning and development with more complex referral cases
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Offers career progression with support and funding in further education
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment
  • Opportunity to develop surgical skills
  • Excellent reputation within the community


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities including:

  • Ultrasound
  • ECG
  • CT
  • Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Hydrotherapy and Physio suite
  • Multiple consultation rooms
  • Radiology
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Blood pressure monitoring

The Person:

  • You will be competent in all aspects of general nursing
  • You will be ambitious to continue with further education and training
  • You will be happy to run nurse clinics
  • You will either be an experienced RVN or a recently graduated RVN
  • 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 22,000 - 28,000 commensurate to experience pro rata
  • Generous CPD allowance and days off to attend
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and Birthday off
  • Employee Assist programme
  • Paid professional memberships
  • VDS and RCVS Reimbursed
  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • 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: 8480

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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