Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Portsmouth - Hampshire

£21,000 - £24,000 - Veterinary Nurse
Ref: 5262 Date Posted: Thursday 02 Apr 2020
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A small animal practice in Portsmouth are recruiting as permanent veterinary nurse to join their team working between their two branches. This is a full-time role 40 hours per week with a 1:4 weekend. No OOH. This is a large multi vet and RVN practice with certificate holding vets which sees a huge variety of case work each day. This is an excellent opportunity for the nurse to work with a large supportive team and develop their skill set and knowledge.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 7pm   
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturday 9am – 6pm Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pm
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: None
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Team: Large multi vet team and RVN team with support staff   


About Them:

  • Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
  • Provides world class clinical care
  • Supportive and friendly practice
  • Has an orthopaedic certificate holder
  • Sees a wide variety of cases
  • Offers excellent career development opportunities
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Is passionate about delivering a high standard of clinical care
  • Onsite parking available

About You:

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


  • Emergency cover
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics Surgery of joints and bones
  • Operating Theatre
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Isolation UnitIsolation Unit
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Ultrasound
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • Electrolyte
  • In-house Laboratory
  • Pet Passport
  • Hospital Ward
  • Dentistry


  • Salary: £21,000- £24,000 pro rata with a £1,000 signing on bonus!
  • Holiday allowance: 4 weeks and birthday off!  
  • 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. 

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