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Newry, Mourne and Down - Castlewellan

Registered Veterinary Nurse Castle Veterinary Group, Castlewellan Dublin Rd, Castlewellan BT31 9AQ, UK

Practice Type: Mixed Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 30 Apr 2021

Registered Vet Nurse required at Castle Vet Group Castlewellan, Co. Down

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team to carry out all aspects of nursing. You will be dealing with small animal consults, assisting in surgical procedures, and supporting the training and career development of our young nurses. You will also be given the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas. 

About Us

This is an excellent opportunity to join a large, mixed practice with certificate holders in small animal surgery and medicine. We have a highly variable and exciting caseload of medical, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. We have excellent facilities including digital x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound and in-house laboratory, and a focus on clinical excellence and client care. 

Applicant Requirements 

Applicants must be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse. Previous experience working in a small animal practice is required. Experience of orthopaedics would be beneficial as duties will include assisting in advanced orthopaedic surgery.


  •  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.


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