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Manchester - Failsworth

Registered Veterinary Nurse Animal Trust Ashton Rd E, Failsworth, Manchester M35 9AA, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 20,209 - £ 26,111 per year GBP
Posted on: 16 Jun 2020

Share our vision for providing not-for-profit care

Job Description

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Failsworth

Animal Trust provides care to tens of thousands of patients every year and are one of the fastest growing veterinary organisations in the country. Proud of our principles of providing high quality and affordable care in a not for profit environment, we operate some of the most thriving surgeries around and are striving to revolutionise veterinary care in the UK. 

Site Specifics 

Our Failworth surgery has recently taken on it’s tenth vet and we are now needing additional RVN’s to support our growth. Our Failsworth surgery is one of our busiest locations meaning its fast-paced and the caseload changes on a daily basis. 

There is a wide range of work with 3 theatre streams every day and medical / imaging cases. 

We’re a down to earth team, looking for nurses with a social heart and who are passionate about helping us to deliver our not-for-profit service. Proud to be continually investing in our equipment, you’ll be surrounded by a well-equipped working environment including; onsite dental Xray, Ultrasound and Endoscope services. Within the Animal Trust network, we have access to CT scanning and specialist ultrasound services.

Common duties

  • To provide assistance to the veterinary surgeon team and be committed to delivering a caring, efficient and professional service to patients and clients at all times 
  • Supporting veterinary surgeons in theatre, providing inpatient care, supporting and completing independent consultations, admissions and discharges 
  • Provide front-of-house support and advice to clients where required 
  • Support in the dispensing of medication 
  • Maintain the clinical cleanliness of the surgery 
  • Organising and re-stocking of the surgery, wards and theatres
  • Share our vision of providing not for profit care to all of  providing a high standard  
  • Support client service team with reception cover where required 
  • Complying with all health and safety procedures 
  • Complying with data protection legislation to ensure client and patient confidentiality is maintained at all times  

Core Skills 

To be successful in this role you’ll share our vision for providing not-for-profit care to pets and their owners. It’s important that you’re a real team player that enjoys the buzz that comes from working in a fast-paced and busy environment. You’ll be highly skilled and keen to continue progressing your knowledge.

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong organisation skills, open, honest and trustworthy 
  • Able to communicate with people of all levels

Job particulars 

  • 40 Hour average working week


  • £20,209 — £26,111 (more for Diploma in Veterinary Nursing)
  • CPD funded to diploma level 
  • Private Health Care, 52 Weeks sickness benefit and free Employee assistance program — awarded after 12 months of service 
  • Contributory pension scheme

About Animal Trust

We're a leading provider of not for profit veterinary care. Founded by a team of committed, passionate vets, we work together to shape the future of veterinary medicine by providing something refreshing for clients and staff in the fast-paced changing veterinary industry. 

Animal Trust is open to everyone and there’s no eligibility criteria for clients to meet, meaning we see a wide range of animals and cases. Our simple pricing structure helps give owners confidence and we always maintain an honest and upfront approach.


Proudly, we continue to invest in our surgeries, which not only benefits our clients but also our staff and our simple pricing structure helps give owners confidence.

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