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Derbyshire - Swadlincote

Registered Veterinary Nurse Swadlincote Veterinary Centre Swadlincote DE11 9FQ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 16 Apr 2021

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Swadlincote Vets, Derbyshire.

Job Description

The Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and caring Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our busy practice. Our nurses are involved in all routine Vet appointments due to the current Covid restrictions. Nurses have their own nurse appointments and also complete pre-operative and post-operative consultations. We have 1-2 nurses assisting in interventional procedures and another monitoring pre-operative and post-operative patients. There is the usual instrument cleaning, autoclaving, kennel cleaning and general cleaning to be done by all of the nursing team. There are opportunities to be involved in nursing complex cases and referral cases. Special interests are encouraged, we offer CPD and provide excellent funding.

  • Full-time or part-time applications considered
  • Monday - Friday (30-40 hours)
  • Saturdays on a rota

About Us

We are a progressive busy 4-5 vet 1st opinion practice offering a comprehensive and high qualitive service. We offer a full range of medical workups, comprehensive soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries, dentistry etc. with an excellent range of diagnostic equipment. Our nurses are involved in sedations, anaesthetics, x-rays, dentals and surgeries as well as general patient care. We have dedicated nurse consultations with our nurses doing post-operative checks, 2nd vaccinations, regular injections including immunotherapies and cytopoint injections and blood sampling. We are a nurse training practice with 7 qualified and highly experienced nurses.

Our team comprises of 4-5 Vets and 7 Nurses all of whom are very friendly, motivated, highly experienced and well balanced. The nursing team are all multitalented, with our nurses all assisting and being involved in all areas of 1st opinion veterinary work.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a RCVS registered, qualified nurse, experience is desirable but new graduates are welcome to apply. You will be a self-motivated individual with a passion for high standards of care. As we are part of IVC, we would also be keen for a new graduate nurse to join the IVC Nurse Academy which provides an excellent structured CPD programme.


  • 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.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH2711.

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