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Veterinary Nurse Newton Abbott Devon Maternity Contract

1 week ago

£21,000 - £24,000 Pro Rata

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Newton Abbott, Devon, United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a Veterinary Nurse to join a small animal practice in Newton Abbott Devon to cover a Maternity leave. This is a full-time role with the opportunity for it to become permanent for the right candidate. It is full time hours with a 1:5/6 weekend rota which would be sole charge alongside a Vet. There is no OOH. This position offers an excellent work / lie balance with the practice located close to the glorious Devon beaches and the busy City if Exeter.

The practice comprises of a team of 4 Vets, 5 Nurses and supporting staff. They are fully equipped with a modern and spacious environment and offer a wide variety of 1st opinion Veterinary Services.

About the role

The practice are looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse who has good solid nursing experience in all areas of nursing. They must have excellent customer service and communication skills with a friendly and compassionate attitude. They must be passionate, motivated with a genuine passion for animal welfare.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal
Hours: Monday – Friday
Weekends: 1:5/6 weekend rota
OOH: None
Sole Charge: None
Computer System: RX Works
Consultations: 10 Minutes
Team: 4 Vets, 5 RVNS with support team.

About Them:

Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
Progressive forward-thinking practice
Beautiful location
Opportunity to become a permanent position
Supportive and friendly practice
Opportunity to run nurse clinics and mentor others
CPD is actively encouraged and supported
Offers excellent career development opportunities
Excellent reputation within the community
Is passionate about delivering a high standard of clinical care
Onsite parking available and within walking distance of transport links

About You:

You will have excellent all-round nursing skills.
You will have good general nursing experience
You will be able to take responsibility for your own tasks
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


The practice offers a range of veterinary facilities and services including:

Emergency cover
Operating Theatre
Digital X-Ray
Dental Radiography
Isolation Unit
Blood Pressure Monitor
In-house Laboratory
Hospital Ward


Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 pro rata
Holiday allowance: 5 Weeks annual and Birthday off
Pension: Contributory pension scheme available
CPD: Generous Allowance
Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS)
Uniform: Branded uniform provided
Discounts: Discounted veterinary care for your pets
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



Office hours are 8.30am – 6.00pm or email us outside of these hours and we will respond ASAP.

Vet Seekers act as an employment business and an employment agency for the supply of Locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry throughout the UK and overseas.

Tel: 0333 0147374
Address: Newton Abbott, Devon, United Kingdom

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