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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Full Time)

Manor Veterinary Clinic
Shearway Business Park, Folkestone, Kent
Salary up to up to £29K DOE Plus Comprehensive Benefits
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Manor Veterinary Clinic 

Manor Veterinary Clinic is looking for a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our great team! 

You will be assisting the team with the day-to-day running of a busy Veterinary practice thus gaining great clinical exposure during your varied working day. 

We are seeking a full-time nurse as the current rota is 4.5 days a week, working a 39-hours per week. This includes only 1 late shift a week. We are keen for beneficial breaks; therefore, our nurses have an hour’s lunch break. You would work 2:6 Saturday’s (8.30am- 13.30pm). We use Vets Now as our out of hours providers so there will be no out of hours required, no Sundays and no bank holidays.


Salary for the role is up to £29,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

Manor Veterinary Clinic has been established in Folkestone since 1965. By 2008 the practice had outgrown its location in the heart of Folkestone, and we made the decision to move the clinic to a purpose built one 1.5 miles away. 

As a result, we have a stunning purpose build practice on the Kent coast with up-to-date facilities, to name a few, a new ultrasound machine, 2 x capnography, scopes and up to date lab equipment. We have a large car park so parking isn’t an issue for staff. The nurses proudly have their own nurse consulting room from which they currently run successful clinics. We are close to the motorway and Folkestone town centre.

About the Team and Culture

Come and meet us – we’d love to have the opportunity to show you our beautiful practice and meet our wonderful team. 

We are an extremely supportive team and have 3.5 Veterinary Surgeons including our CD with many years’ experiences between them. We will support you with your chosen career path and would love to chat to you about what that might be. We have 6 Nurses: 5 RVN's, 1 student and a VCA. They have loads of experience and run their own consults. They are passionate about their work, and we encourage our nurses in their own individual interests giving time to do CPD and a yearly CPD allowance. 

We have had our nurses take part in behaviour courses, feline nursing certificates, new graduate schemes, wound managements courses. We have 5 brilliant receptionists (3 of them have been with us forever!). They know most of the clients and have a great rapport with them and can therefore help support the building of new relationships between our wonderful clients and new team members. We have 1 practice manager who is happy to get involved when needed weather that be cleaning or holding patients during busy times. The practice reputation is built on the conscientious and caring service that it tries to give to clients and their pets at all times.

Our New Vet 

Due to our experienced and supportive team, we are lucky enough to be open to all levels of experience. Whether you’ve recently qualified and registered or you’ve been practising for 3 plus years, we have a place for you at Manor Vets. All we ask is that you’re a team player, have a positive can-do attitude and you are passionate about the work you do.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  •  Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 and quote reference BH8273.

Please send your CV to Olivia via the APPLY button or call 07797724566 for more information.




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