Permanent Veterinary Nurse Independent Practice Melksham - Wiltshire

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£19,000 -£22,000 p/a DOE - Small Animal - Veterinary Nurse
Ref: 1629 Date Posted: Wednesday 25 Apr 2018
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A modern independent practiced based near Melksham, Wiltshire are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team of 5 Vets and 5 Nurses on a full time permanent basis. They have modern facilities and a loyal dedicated team  and are able to offer the individual care and attention that their clients deserve.

Key Details:

  • Hours: Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • OOH: 1 OOH shift per week working until 7.00pm and then holding the phone for emergence and inpatient. This is paid at time and half above salary.
  • Weekends: These are based on a 1 in 5 rota – Saturday morning surgery 8.30 – 12.00 then on call, holding the phones until Monday morning.
  • Time off in lieu: You will receive 2 half days off the following week, when you work a weekend.
  • They have their own car park on site.
  • Run their own dedicated out of hours service for the benefit of their clients.
  • Offer Nurse Consultations, Preventative Health, Travel assistance, puppy parties etc


  • They offer expertise in all routine surgery and dentistry, but can also provide in depth investigation of more complex medical and surgical conditions.
  • They have the latest facilities including the most up to date digital x-ray and ultrasound equipment, as well as an in house laboratory, own hospital wards, two theatres including a primary surgical operating theatre and a dedicated dental suite.


  • Salary: £19,000 - £22,000
  • OOH Bonus – Paid at time and half
  • 28 days holiday
  • £350 CPD allowance
  • Pension Scheme

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.

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