Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Newton Abbot Devon - Devon

£21,000 - £24,000 - Veterinary Nurse
Ref: 5491 Date Posted: Thursday 06 Feb 2020
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We are recruiting a permanent small animal veterinary nurse to join a practice in the beautiful area of Newton Abbot Devon. This is an award-winning family run practice. The role is full time however part time applications will be considered. There is only a 1:5/6 weekend rota and occasional sole charge with the veterinary surgeon. A flexible rota meaning an excellent working / life balance.  

About the role:

The practice is located in a beautiful location close to beaches and the countryside whilst also being close to the city of Exeter, so it offers a fantastic lifestyle. The practice has a team of 4 vets, 5 RVNs and a support team. They require an experienced veterinary nurse with good general nursing skills along with excellent customer facing skills, friendly and who has a genuine passion for animal welfare.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday – Friday Full or part time hours available  
  • Weekends: 1:5/6 Weekend rota for full time, 1:2 for part time    
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: Occasional with the vet
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Consultations: 10 Minutes
  • Team: 4 Vet 5 RVN and support team

About Them:

  • Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
  • Provides a high standard of clinical care
  • Award winning family run practice  
  • Supportive and friendly practice
  • CPD is actively encouraged and supported
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Beautifully located close to the beach, countryside and city.
  • Offers a fantastic work / life balance

About You:

  • You will have excellent all-round nursing skills.
  • You will be fun and hard working and work well within a team.
  • You will work to deliver a high standard of clinical care and have a can-do attitude!
  • You will have a motivated and passionate attitude
  • You will have strong organisational skills
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare including preventative healthcare
  • You will have excellent communications skills and be able to develop working relationships with clients and fellow members of staff


  • Emergency cover
  • Operating Theatre
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Isolation UnitIsolation Unit
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Ultrasound
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • Electrolyte
  • In-house Laboratory
  • Dentistry
  • Ophthalmolgy equipment including slit lamp and loops. 


  • Salary: £21,000 - £24,000
  • Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks
  • Pension: Contributory pension scheme available
  • CPD: Additional training is actively encouraged – CPD support / funding of certificates for the right candidates - Negotiable
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS)
  • Partnership: Possible future partnership opportunities available for the right person
  • Uniform: Branded uniform provided
  • Discounts: Discounted veterinary care for your pets
  • Other: Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
  • More benefits available

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. 

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374     



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