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Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Charity Hospital Aberdeen Scotland

2 weeks ago

£19,505 - £21,673 Pro Rata

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

A charity Hospital in Aberdeen are recruiting a Veterinary Nurse to join their team. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.

The practice requires a veterinary nurse who provides a high standard of customer and clinical care. Educating clients on pet healthcare and preventative health measures is vitally important so the Veterinary Nurse would be expected to share this ethos.

The role involves all aspects of nursing from in patient care, to assisting in theatre, carrying out consultations, administrations, and discharges.

The Hospital is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and has recently gone through a refurbishment. It provides a wide variety of cases and the opportunity for a Nurse to develop their clinical skill set and knowledge.

The Nurse would be joining a team of 4 Vets, 3 RVNS, 3VCAs along with a supporting nonclinical team.

Key Details:

Vet nurses shifts typically are from 8am - 4.30pm to 9.30am to 6pm
37.5 Hours per week
No OOH, as this is fully outsourced - Vets Now do night cover on site.
The caseload is varied and would make a great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their skills.
They have the work / life balance sorted and are flexible on the working hours
Clinical staff typically work 1 in 4 Saturday mornings from 9-12 and receive time off in lieu the following week
Pets and people at the heart of what they do UK wide

About the Role:

The Nurse will be working as part of the team with a variety of duties from supporting the theatre, inpatient care, consults, admission, dispensing medications, maintaining hygiene and encouraging financial contributions.
The hospital building is well equipped with plenty of consulting space allowing them to meet the demands of this busy small practice.
The caseload is very varied on a day to day basis
There is an opportunity to perform schedule three surgeries with training and support
They are a friendly welcoming team that are very supportive.
They aim to promote a healthy life for all their pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.

About Them:

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment.
Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.
Their national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
They believe that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to office support colleagues - are driven into the help improve the lives of every pet.


Salary £19,505 - £21,673 Pro Rata
37.5 hr Hours per week
CPD is encouraged and self-development is actively encouraged
Allocated CPD funding of 15 Hours
Excellent career opportunities/development
5 weeks holiday per year
Paid statutory holidays
Travel allowance
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory 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.

T: 0333 014 7374



Office hours are 8.30am – 7.00pm 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: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

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