• Location: Retford

  • Reference: JL23521

  • Sector: Night Vet Surgeon, Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2023-06-17

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse join a veterinary practice in Retford.

They are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual who is keen to develop their career in a busy veterinary practice.

About The Practice

The practice provides services for farm and small animal clients as well as wildlife parks and equine clients.

They are well equipped with an ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR X-ray, video endoscopy and full internal lab.

About The Role

The salary for this role is £29,000.

This position allows for the opportunity to carry out Schedule 3 procedures if applicable, or for development to be able to do so in the future.

The main responsibilities will include;

  • Nurse clinics
  • Consult nursing
  • Theatre nursing
  • Inpatient care
  • Assisting with imaging using radiography and ultrasound;
  • Completing laboratory samples
  • Monitoring anaesthetics
  • Dispensing medicines
  • Dealing with the clients both on the phone, by e-mail and face-to -face
  • Reception work
  • Stock ordering and control
  • Social media content.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position with weekend and out of hours work.

The Rota

  • Shifts hours are 8.00am-4.30pm, 8.30am-5.00pm, 9.00am-5.30pm and 9.30am-6.00pm
  • Night shift hours are 6pm-8am
  • Saturday mornings are 2 in 6 (8.00am-12pm Saturday)
  • Out of hours weekends are 1 in 6 (8am Saturday – 8am Monday)
  • Days off are given in return for Saturday mornings worked the following week


The successful candidate would be:

  • a Registered Veterinary Nurse or a 1st or 2nd year student veterinary nurse.
  • Comfortable caring for in-patients on their own


  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

For more information contact Jonathan Lewis below or email me jlewis@glvets.com / call me 01291 645871

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