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Permanent Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-39205)

Watford, Hertfordshire

Veterinary Nurse

£25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Nurse - Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary nurse or soon to be?
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity in Hertfordshire?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Watford for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join their team. This role is full time for 38 hours per week over 4 days with shifts between 8am and 8pm, along with 1 in 4 weekends and 1 in 12 Saturday mornings. Part time hours can be considered. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 38 hours per week over 4 days, shifts between 8am and 8pm
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekends, 1 in 12 Saturday mornings
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: N/A
  • Computer system: Merlin
  • Team: 7 vets, 13 nurses and a supportive non-clinical team

About the role

  • Your duties will involve inpatient care, assisting the vets in surgeries and nurse clinics
  • You will play a vital role in promoting preventative health care and educating clients in this area
  • There will be no OOH work as the practice understands the importance of a good work-life balance

About them

  • The practice is home to 7 vets, 13 nurses and a supportive non-clinical team
  • They offer a wide range of modern veterinary services and diagnostics, including x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, ECG and in-house laboratory
  • They promote a supportive and inclusive culture which can be felt within their working environment

About you

  • You will be dedicated to providing the best care and making a difference to the clinic
  • You must share their commitment to providing the best care, while looking for ways to make improvements
  • You will be a team player
  • You will be eager to learn in a progressive and supportive environment


  • Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, increasing with service and birthday off
  • CPD: Generous allowance of £550 with 2 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Bonus scheme
  • Medical insurance
  • Workplace pension
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development platforms 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: 39205

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk


Please note: All communications and applications are treated in the strictest confidence. When it comes to your privacy, as an ethical veterinary recruiter we do not send your details anywhere without your permission.

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.

Vet Seekers is fully compliant with GDPR, is ICO registered and our team are REC accredited. As a business, we take sustainability, environmental impact and our carbon footprint very seriously and have committed to plant trees for every permanent and locum veterinary superstar we find work for, as well as every referral we receive.

Refer: If this position is not for you but you know someone who could be interested, pass this advert on to them or ask them to get in contact with us. As a thank you, we will plant 50 trees on your behalf.

Thanks from the Vet Seekers team.

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