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Bolton - Bolton

Registered Veterinary Nurse Animal Trust Bolton, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 20,209 - £ 26,111 per year GBP
Posted on: 15 Jun 2020

Vet Nurse for busy 24/7 hospital

Job Description

About Animal Trust 

Animal Trust is a fast-growing social enterprise with a team of 200 people who work hard to give the best access to good veterinary care. We’re growing fast and are strengthening our teams so they can help us build a veterinary service that delivers something special to patients, clients and colleagues. 

We operate 9 not-for-profit surgeries some a few months old, others much older and vary from 3 - 17 vets and all are growing fast — in the past year, we have treated 40% more pets. Our surgeries are thriving and fast-paced, we have an exceptional caseload and are continually investing — we’re about to install our second CT scanner which is part our commitment to helping our team deliver good accessible care and have a meaningful career.

The opportunity 

Our Bolton hospital is our biggest and busiest surgery and treats pets with common conditions through to advanced surgery including; orthopaedics, dental, soft tissue and advanced x-ray and ultrasound — meaning this is a fantastic opportunity for an RVN who wants to take the next exciting step in their career.

In this role our new team member will also support the running of the surgery, this includes but is not limited to; 


  • Caring for in-patients 
  • Supporting vets in surgery (general and advanced) 
  • Maintaining cleanliness throughout the surgery 
  • Operating Nurse consultations independently 
  • Supporting Vets in the dispensing of medication where required 
  • Communicating with owners, sometimes during distressing times 
  • Reception duties will not be a requirement of this role 

We employ the best Vets and Nurses and we all work together to better the lives of sick pets. Our surgeries are well-equipped with the latest technology, and in-house laboratories meaning there is no need for us to refer patients and you can be proud of your working environment. 

The Person

We’re looking for our new Nurse to be experienced in their field as well as bringing with them a social heart and a refreshing attitude as we all work together to shape the future of veterinary care. It’s essential that you share our vision for developing a not-for-profit service that continues to deliver the best care to our patients and you’ll enjoy working as part of a committed team.

At Animal Trust we’re here to offer something different and we operate a flat management structure. By joining us you’ll be welcomed into our community and encouraged to share your opinions and ideas as we continue to work towards providing the best access to good veterinary care.

We understand that the job can be stressful and so we make your wellbeing a priority. As part of our team, you’ll receive regular 1-1 meetings with your line manager to not only monitor your clinical progress and skill development but also to discuss any challenges that you face in your wellbeing.

Above all, it’s important to us that you’re a real team player who thrives from working in a busy surgery and a can-do attitude that will embrace new ideas is also essential. Everyone who joins us must have the ability to provide the best care to every pet they treat and owner that they meet. 

Job Particulars 

  • Salary Scale £20,209 — £26,111
  • 6 weeks holiday, including bank holidays
  • UK and International CPD funded to certificate level 
  • Private healthcare, 52 weeks sickness benefit and free employee assistance program — awarded after 12 months of service 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to counselling support including mental health, financial and life counselling after 12 months of service 
  • Varied and challenging career 
  • The satisfaction of working with a not-for-profit employer
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