Permanent Veterinary Nurse – Vet Seekers – Kingston upon Hull

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Permanent Veterinary Nurse – Hull, East Riding

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary nurse or soon to be?
  • Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?
  • Do you want to join a large and supportive team?
  • Are you looking for…

  • A great salary of up to 26,000?
  • An excellent work-life balance?
  • No OOH work?
  • A generous CPD allowance?
  • We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Hull for a Permanent Veterinary Nurse to join their team.

    The practice is looking for an empathetic and ambitious RVN who has good experience working in a small animal practice. The role will involve all aspects of nursing and you will be prepared to develop your skills by collaborating with the wider team. You will perform your nursing duties with confidence to provide the gold standard of care to the practice’s loyal clients by assisting vets in surgical procedures. You must have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills. Your nursing duties will involve managing the kennels, assisting in the operating theatre, and consulting.

    This role is full time for 36 hours per week, along with 1 in 4 Saturdays. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.


  • Assisting in the day to day running of the practice
  • Admissions and discharges
  • Working alongside the non-clinical and clinical teams to ensure the smooth delivery of patient and client care
  • Be responsible and take ownership of tasks
  • Monitoring operations and assisting the vet in surgery
  • Administering medications and taking records accurately
  • In-patient care
  • Nurse clinics
  • Measuring blood pressure, sampling, and pharmacy work
  • Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: N/A
  • Computer system: RX Works
  • Consultations: 15 minutes
  • Team: 4 vets, 4 nurses and supportive non-clinical team
  • About them:

  • Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
  • Highly experienced team
  • State of the art facilities
  • Progressive forward-thinking practice
  • Supportive and friendly practice
  • Highly experienced team
  • CPD is actively encouraged and supported
  • Offers excellent career development opportunities
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Passionate about delivering a high standard of clinical care
  • Provide mental health and wellbeing support
  • About you:

  • You will have excellent all-round nursing skills
  • You will embrace all aspects of the role
  • You will be ambitious to continue your learning and development
  • You will have excellent multitasking and prioritisation skills
  • You will work to deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have a motivated and passionate attitude
  • You will be keen to develop an area of special interest
  • You will be willing to go the extra mile within your duties
  • You will have strong organisational skills
  • You will have good administrative skill for stock control
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare including preventative healthcare
  • You will have excellent communications skills and be able to develop working relationships with clients and fellow members of staff
  • Facilities:

    The practice offers a huge range of veterinary facilities and services, including:

  • Emergency cover
  • Biochemistry
  • Dentistry
  • Haematology
  • Hospital ward
  • In-house laboratory
  • Isolation unit
  • Operating theatre
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Package:

  • Salary: 22,000 to 26,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: Generous annual leave
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • Contributory pension scheme available
  • Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Discounted veterinary care for your pets
  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
  • More benefits 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

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