Student Veterinary Nurse

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Salary in line with NMW + 3% Cost of Living increase
05 Aug 2022
24 Aug 2022
Firstvets (Heaton)

Student Veterinary Nurse - Firstvets

At Firstvets we are excited to be recruiting for a Student Veterinary Nurse to join our team in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. We encourage our nurses to work to their full potential giving them great job satisfaction on a daily basis. We really appreciate the brilliant value nurses bring to the clinic, clients and patients.

We are looking for an individual who possesses great communication skills, is passionate about promoting exceptional animal care and enjoys working in a team environment.

This is a full time position [40 hour week] with shifts varying from 8am through to 7:30pm and 1 in 5 weekends.

Experience and Qualifications needed:

Our ideal applicant will be reliable with a willingness to learn and to be able to work within a team. Previous experience in a veterinary environment is essential.

-Five GCSEs at grade C and above (or equivalent), which must include English language, maths and a science subject.


-An animal nursing assistant (ANA) or veterinary care assistant (VCA) qualification, along with functional skills level two in application of number and communication.

In return, you will receive:
  • Salary in line with National Minimum Wage +3% cost of living increase.
  • 5 weeks leave a year with an option to buy a further 2 weeks. You will also receive 1 extra day per annum based on service, up to 5 extra days.
  • Industry leading enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave pay offering 10 weeks full and 10 weeks half pay!
  • Pension
  • Staff discount scheme on Veterinary bills and products.
  • Access to Perk Box offering Entertainment, Travel and Retail discounts.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to First Aid for Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions across CVS and 300 trained CVS colleagues in this role.
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs – such as subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

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