Veterinary Nurse - Estover

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £29,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Plymouth, South West, PL6 8RP
Company: Purosearch
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 53038567

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Job Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

Location: Plymouth Veterinary Group, Plymouth

• Exciting Opportunity: Join Plymouth Veterinary Group and be part of a dynamic team delivering exceptional veterinary care.
• Work-Life Balance: Enjoy flexible rota patterns and working hours that support your well-being and lifestyle.
• Professional Development: Benefit from CPD allowance and certificate support.
• Comprehensive Benefits: Receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave, enhanced family-friendly policies, and other perks like private medical insurance and discounted staff pet care.

Our prestigious client is a leading companion animal multi-site practice with a flagship Hospital and 4 branch surgeries, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a practice that prides itself on exceptional client care and professional development.

The Role:
As an RVN, you will be responsible for a range of essential duties, including nurse consultations, anaesthetic monitoring, patient recovery, medication administration, assisting veterinarians during consultations, and delivering outstanding client care. You will have the opportunity to work various shifts at the Hospital or one of the branch surgeries, with some weekend commitment required. We value work-life balance and offer flexible rota patterns and working hours to accommodate your lifestyle.

About Us:
They are committed to providing comprehensive veterinary care in the Plymouth area. With a well-equipped practice boasting digital X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and other diagnostic equipment, we can handle most first opinion cases in-house. We also accept referrals for exotics. The team consists of 15 vets and 28 nurses across 5 sites, including certificate holders, supported by a dedicated group of receptionists, administrators, and veterinary care assistants. They take pride in being a training practice for Student Nurses and New Graduate Vets, fostering a learning culture to support the development of all staff.

Our client values the well-being and professional development of their employees. In addition to a competitive base salary of up to £29,000 per annum (DOE), they offer a range of benefits, including:
• Generous annual leave of 6.6 weeks
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Paid day off on your birthday
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Employee well-being initiatives, including discounted gym membership
• CPD allowance and certificate support
• Access to the IVC Evidensia Academy for learning and development opportunities
• Vetlexicon access - our online encyclopaedia provider
• Research funding opportunities for Vets & Nurses
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme
• Professional membership coverage (VDS cover and RCVS fees)
• Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway offering discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
• Pension scheme (5% Employee/3% Employer)
• Discounted staff pet care


They are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourages applications from candidates of all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, they are also open to discussing reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process for candidates with disabilities or long-term health conditions.

If you are passionate about veterinary nursing and would like to join a practice that values its people and supports their growth, we would love to hear from you. Take the next step in your career and apply today.

To hear more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Matt on 01904 570056 or send your up to date CV to

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And don't forget, if this position is of no interest to you but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on our details. We offer £250* for every successful candidate referral. *Terms and conditions apply.

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