Permanent Registered Full Time Veterinary Nurse County Durham


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Job summary

Vet Seekers
£21,000 - £24,000 DOE
Job Role:
Veterinary nurse
Hospital, Small Animal, Veterinary
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

A large small animal award hospital located in County Durham are recruiting a permanent veterinary nurse to join their team. This is a state of the art award winning hospital whereby the RVN can develop their skill set and clinical abilities further. This is a well supported practice where career development is encouraged. The large hospital sees a wide variety of case load so no day is the same. if you would like to be part of a forward thinking team then please get in touch.    

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Full time Monday – Friday 40 Hours / week
  • Weekends: 3:8 Saturday 9am – 3pm Sunday 10am – 11am  
  • OOH: Yes  
  • Sole charge: None
  • Branch Work: None   
  • Team: 7 Vet, 6 RVN 3 SVN and 2 VCA

About Them:

  • Award winning Hospital
  • Training Hospital
  • State of the art equipment
  • Certificate holding Nurses on site
  • Practice promotes career development
  • Prides itself on providing a high standard of care
  • IFSM Cat friendly practice

About You:

  • You will have good general nursing skills
  • you must be enthusiastic, motivated with a passion for animal welfare.
  • You will be able to run your own Nurse clinics.
  • You will be motivated to grow and develop your skill set and knowledge
  • You must be a team player with motivational skills to teach and support other RVNS in the practice.
  • Excellent communication and customer relation skills are essentials to develop working relationships with clients and fellow staff members.
  • You will enjoy all aspects of modern-day nursing, including patient care, nurse lead consultation and theatre practice.

Facilities: State of the Art Including:

  • Laparoscopic equipment
  • Laser therapy
  • In House Laboratory
  • Radiography suite


  • Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 DOE
  • Holiday allowance: 28 Days  
  • Pension: Contributory pension scheme available
  • CPD: Generous Allowance  
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Private Healthcare
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS)
  • Partnership: Possible future partnership opportunities available for the right person
  • Uniform: Branded uniform provided
  • Discounts: Discounted veterinary care for your pets
  • Other: Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
  • More benefits available

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. 

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374     



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