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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Riverside Veterinary Practice
Livingston, West Lothian
Salary up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
17 Apr 2024
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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Job Details

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Riverside Veterinary Practice, Livingstone (West Lothian). Salary up to £30,000 DOE. A lot of support to draw from. Full and Part-Time options are available. 

Are you looking for a role with a good work/life balance, with no OOH's?  The opportunity to work with an experienced team who pull together and support each other? Perhaps you are a locum RVN looking for a fixed term opportunity offering job security or work over the summer months?

About us:  We are supportive of flexible working and a good work life balance is important to us.  We are happy to discuss part time, flexible and family friendly working hours. A 1:4 Saturday rota will apply. Riverside Veterinary Practice have 3 sites, Livingston, Bathgate and Armadale. We are a team of 11 Qualified Nurses, 3 Patient Care Assistants, 1 Student Nurse and have a dedicated team of receptionists. We are invested in continuously improving clinical practice. There is an opportunity to expand Nursing clinics. You will have opportunities to nurse hospitalised day patients and surgical patients among other nursing duties. We are a team who love to laugh and care for each other. And love our Chippy Fridays!

Who we are looking for: A motivated and enthusiastic Nurse who will be happy to work in a multi-site practice environment. If joining us as a student nurse in your final year, there is a lot of experience to be drawn from. You will be a good communicator and have a keen interest to develop your skills and experiences. There is in house access to an employed veterinary physiotherapist and a clinical behaviourist with scope to develop interests in these areas. A keen interest in mentoring is advantageous with scope to train as a clinical coach although not essential if this isn't for you.

Rewarding our people:  We know that benefits are key, and that your personal benefits priorities will differ from others.  Holidays, pensions, discounts, paternal leave, membership fee payments or share save schemes might be your priority.   Flexible working is essential for others, and we are very open to finding a creative working pattern that suits.  Just so you know we offer a wide range of amazing CPD – you'll have access to Knowledge Hub, the best online veterinary learning resource within the industry - and we also offer an allowance to spend on external courses too.  If you'd like to learn more, do feel free to contact the recruiter managing this campaign and ask them to talk you through our offerings.  Or, if easier, you can find a list at on our careers site CVS Employee Benefits- what we can offer you. (

To have an informal confidential chat with our recruitment team, please contact Lisa on or text / call on 07901 223 740.  You can also reach out direct to our practice

To apply, click ‘Apply Now' where a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!


Riverside Veterinary centre have provided Veterinary services in West Lothian since 1981 followed by the addition of another in Bathgate in 1984.

Our practice is based on a mutual trust and respect. Approachability offering support, compassion and care, involving you in all decisions about your pet.

Company info
01506 437096
Howden South Lodge
Howden South
EH54 6AD

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