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East Sussex - Wivelsfield

Registered Veterinary Nurse Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic Wivelsfield, Haywards Heath RH17 7RE, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 30,000 - £ 32,000 per year GBP
Posted on: 17 Nov 2023

We are looking for an RVN to join our nursing team

Job Description

Due to the continuing growth of our Veterinary Clinic, we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our nursing team. Our nurses are caring, compassionate, hardworking, enthusiastic and work to a high standard. Our nurses are given an excellent salary, paid CPD, paid RCVS registrations and staff discounts. They work on a fair rota with no out of hours. The clinic has modern equipment including multiparameter anaesthetic monitors, laparoscopy and endoscopy.

Working 40 hours per week plus a share of Saturdays on a rota basis to cover the practice opening hours of 8am-7pm Monday to Friday and 9am-2pm on Saturdays. You will receive 6 weeks holiday per year inclusive of Bank Holidays.

About Us:

We are based in the lovely village of Wivelsfield, very close to Haywards Heath which has great transport links and local amenities. We are only a 15-minute drive from the beautiful South Downs and a 25-minute drive to Brighton. We have a friendly loyal client base, many of which have been bringing their pets to us since we first opened!

We maintain a relaxed, very friendly, and supportive environment with further training encouraged. Our team includes Marie Clinical Director, a Head Nurse, 5 Vets, 5 RVNs, 1 SVNs, 2 receptionists, all supported by our practice manager Wendy.

We have a fair rota which allows the nurses to use the skills which they trained for. Our nurses rotate equally between Theatre, Kennels/In- patient care and Consulting. Our vets value these skills and this allows our vets the time to give our patients and their owners a high quality of care.

We work in a purpose-built building with air con! We believe in a good work life balance and ensure everyone gets a lunch break and plenty of refreshments throughout the day. We have a staff room where the team can take their paid lunch breaks or plenty of space outside to go for a walk in the fresh air.

After 12 years I still always look forward to going to work with the great team at Mid Sussex Vets” Sue Knighton MRCVS

Working Pattern:

  • This is a full-time position, including Saturday mornings (9am-2pm) on a rota basis (currently 1 in 6).
  • No OOH.
  • Shifts are on a rota basis, either 8am – 4pm or 11am – 7pm.

Some Benefits Include:

  • RCVS fees paid
  • Min £600 CPD allowance and 3 paid days

 . 6 weeks inc Bank Holidays pro rata

  • Opportunity to buy/sell holiday
  • Enhanced sickness, maternity, and paternity pay
  • Health Shield cash back health plan cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted Veterinary fees
  • And more!

Salary: Up to 32,000 per year dependent on experience

If this sounds like the role for you, then please get in touch! For an informal chat, please contact Wendy Practice manager on 01444 363636 or email CV and Letter to

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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