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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-36999)

Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Veterinary Nurse

£26,000 to £30,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Veterinary Nurse - Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary nurse?
  • Are you looking for a role where you can utilise your nursing skills to the max?
  • Would you like to work in a highly accredited, large group of independent practices?

We are recruiting on behalf of a practice in Sowerby Bridge for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join the large independent hospital. This role is full or part time with weekends on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

The practice will provide a bright, spacious, and modern environment along with two operating theatres. It will offer a wide variety of veterinary services providing a varied case load.

Who are they looking for

The mixed practice is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic veterinary nurse and someone who has excellent customer service and communication skills. The nurse will embrace all aspects of the role and enjoy clinical nursing, in patient care and surgical nursing. They will be passionate about their work and have a positive attitude.

They will work well as part of a large team and share in the practices ethos of providing a supporting environment to each other. They will have a friendly and down to earth manner and be able to work well under pressure and work both independently and as part of a team. They will have an empathetic attitude and be able to build strong client relationships.

They are open to applications from both experienced and newly qualified RVNs as they have plenty of support in place


  • Assisting in the day to day running of the practice
  • Admissions and discharges
  • Working alongside the non-clinical and clinical team to ensure the smooth delivery of patient and client care.
  • Assisting in diagnostics - taking x-rays
  • Be responsible and take ownership of tasks
  • Monitoring operations and assisting the Vet in surgery
  • Administering medications and taking records accurately
  • Dispensing drugs
  • In patient care
  • Nurse clinics
  • Measuring blood pressure, sampling, and pharmacy work.
  • Occasional reception cover if required

Key details:

  • Type: Mixed animal
  • Hours: Full or part time
  • Weekends: On a rota
  • OOH: None
  • Sole charge: None
  • Consultations: 15 minutes
  • Team: Large supportive veterinary team

About them:

  • Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
  • Highly experienced and very supportive team
  • State of the art facilities
  • Support in place for a newly qualified nurse as well as clinical coach training opportunities for more experienced RVNs
  • Progressive forward-thinking practice
  • Supportive and friendly practice where everyone is heard
  • Going through a period of expansion, holding team meetings to discuss new ideas
  • CPD is actively encouraged and supported with no set limit
  • Offers excellent career development opportunities
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Is passionate about delivering a high standard of clinical care
  • Provides mental health and wellbeing support

About you:

  • You will have excellent all-round nursing skills
  • You will embrace all aspects of the role
  • You will be ambitious to continue your learning and development.
  • You will have excellent multitasking and prioritisation skills
  • You will work to deliver a high standard of clinical care and have a can-do attitude!
  • You will have a motivated and passionate attitude
  • You will be keen to develop an area of special interest
  • You will be willing to go the extra mile within your duties
  • You will have strong organisational skills
  • You will have good administrative skill for stock control
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare including preventative healthcare
  • You will have excellent communications skills and be able to develop working relationships with clients and fellow members of staff


The practice offers a huge range of veterinary facilities and services, including:

  • Emergency cover
  • Operating theatre
  • Hospital ward
  • Digital X-ray
  • Isolation unit
  • Blood pressure monitor
  • Ultrasound
  • Indexx equipment
  • Microscope
  • In-house laboratory
  • Dentistry


  • Salary: Up to £30,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: Up to 31 days annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Flexible allowance, encouraging certifications
  • Memberships: Professional fees paid
  • Contributory pension scheme available
  • Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Branded uniform provided
  • Company sick pay
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Discounted veterinary care for your pets
  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
  • More benefits available

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: 36999

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@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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