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Bathgate - Whitburn

Registered Veterinary Nurse Ayrton Veterinary Hospital Burnhouse Dr, Whitburn, Bathgate EH47 0LQ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 18 Feb 2021

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Ayrton Vet Hospital, Whitburn.

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Ayrton Vet Hospital. Our nursing team are fully utilised to their potential; a varied and challenging role which will include prep/theatre patient involvement (e.g. IV placement in all patients, patient induction under direction, blood taking, laboratory work, radiography, dentistry and surgery assist). We also have designated ward rotation for improved in-patient care and routine consultation RVN clinics.

About Us

We have a beautiful, light, purpose-designed, spacious building to work in. Located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Great colleagues, a nursing team which is fully utilised and supported with VNAs. We are a training practice with excellent facilities and equipment - digital X-ray, latest laboratory equipment, Sevofluorane and Humphrey ADE anaesthesia.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse/RVN who shares our thinking and is ambitious, compassionate and an excellent communicator. The successful applicant will want to contribute to the continuing development of a young hospital and will need to be competent in monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine lab procedures and providing care for hospitalised patients. Our culture is one of continuous improvement, we are happy to support those willing to undertake further study and who are passionate about raising clinical standards and providing an excellent service.


  • 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 3 days paid CPD leave
  • £550 CPD allowance per annum
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

Job Ref: BH2492

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