Registered Veterinary Nurse

Starting salary of £30,000 per annum
26 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022
Contract Type

The role:

We have an opportunity for a registered veterinary nurse to join the amazing team at our Hucknall practice.

We are looking for a motivated RVN who shares our passion for delivering outstanding service and care for our clients and patients. Your average day will include a variety of nursing and surgical duties as well as assisting with clinical coaching and supporting our student veterinary nurses. You’ll have a friendly, positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge/skills further.

You will be supported by a large team of nursing staff including RVNs, SVNs, and Patient Care Assistants, the position will provide you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas.

This is a permanent full-time position, covering 40 hours per week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends.

Part-time applicants will also be considered.  

Starting salary of £30,000 PA

  • - Relocation package of up to £2000
  • - £750 CDP allowance
  • - 2 days paid CPD to leave
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - Pension Scheme
  • - Access to a large amount of in-house CPD, including a head nurse training scheme
  • - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities
  • - 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
  • - Hapibenefits - Exclusive retail, days out, and holiday discounts available
  • - Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • - Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within our roles and are truly committed to helping our Medivet family members achieve their goals.

Key accountabilities:

You will be helping with general duties such as assisting veterinary surgeons with their medical and surgical duties including monitoring of anaesthesia, assistance with the handling of patients, nurse consultations, overall responsibility for nursing of in-patients under the direction of the veterinary surgeon, client care on all aspects of the work at the branch. You will also have an opportunity to take part in minor procedures if you desire.

You will need the confidence to work alone when required. You should have a flexible and adaptable approach to work and should be happy to help and support wherever needed. 

If you have a particular interest we are happy to discuss to see how we can help support you.

Skills and experience:

  • - You must be a veterinary nurse who is registered with the RCVS


Close to Nottingham, the Hucknall practice consists of a four vet team (one of which has a certificate in surgery) with a large support team of nurses and care assistants.

The practice is fully equipped including a separate operating theatre, digital x-ray, ultrasound, and endoscopy with access to MRI and CT scanner at our othopaedic referral clinic - Referrals East Midlands.

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