Veterinary Nurse

Wolstanton, Staffordshire
23 Jun 2021
23 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Contract, Permanent


The Role  

We are currently looking for a Veterinary Nurse to join our small animal practice. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week with a mixture of lates and earlies between practice opening times of 8:30am -7pm, and a share of Saturdays (8:30am-12:30pm). Time will be given back for Saturday hours, and there are no out of hours. We can also offer a fixed term position of 9-12 months from September 2021.  

To be successful in this role, you will be passionate about providing high quality clinical care to all pets. You will provide an outstanding client experience and help to create and maintain an efficient clinic. The successful candidate will uphold and adhere to the White Cross Vets Principles both within the clinic and when representing White Cross Vets externally.

About Us

Practices that truly look after their team members are hard to come by. That is where White Cross Vets stand out. Our super Wolstanton team are looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join them. Our Wolstanton practice has been awarded the IVC Evidensia safety patient award, and we carry out regular audits to keep improving our practice. Our nursing team run weight clinics, senior clinics, arthritic clinics, and cuddle clinics for our nervous patients. We are also proud to be a training practice for nursing students and to have our ISFM Silver award. The practice benefits from 4 consulting rooms, full in-house lab, digital x ray machine as well as dental x ray, ultrasound machine, BP monitor, separate cat, and dog wards and a bair hugger.  

We are a close knit and friendly team, who are keen on team well-being and welfare with monthly meetings and regular Feel-Good Friday’s. Baked treats often feature in the staff room with some keen bakers in the team...  

As one of the top employers in the UK and SPVS Wellbeing Award Winners 2017 and 2018, Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For
(6 years running!), we offer candidates an excellent package with the opportunity to enjoy a superb work/life balance. The working pattern is 37.5 hours/week, worked over 5 days from Monday to Friday, with a share of Saturday mornings, which you would receive time back for. It is an excellent place to work, with a super team who love working with us, reflected in them voting for us to win numerous well-being and employer awards.  

Further team member benefits include:

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • £550 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Simply Heath Plan
  • VDS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Extra day of holiday and a personalised gift on your birthday
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free preventative veterinary care for your pets
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Five days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Practice social events
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Contribution towards a Fitbit and weekly challenges
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Enhanced parental leave pay
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee well-being
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a highly motivated Veterinary Nurse who can thrive in our high-quality practice. You will relate to our core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility, and growth, fitting seamlessly alongside our friendly practice teams as you work with the team to provide a quality experience for pet owner and pets alike.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in UK / Small Animal practice
  • RCVS registered
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • A passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service
  • Desire and passion to care for pets as if they are your own

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups.  

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.  

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

To apply, contact Laura Collings via the apply button. 


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