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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Matlock

Matlock, Derbyshire
Salary of £30,000 PA
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time, Part Time

Job Details

Medivet have an opportunity for a nurse to join the team at our Matlock practice on a fixed-term basis for a twelve month period starting this July.

Matlock is a busy, well-equipped and well-maintained practice who see a varied small animal caseload with an established team and an incoming lead vet.

The county town of Derbyshire, Matlock is a charming blend of quaint cottages, elegant Georgian buildings and Victorian structures that show it’s rich history. Matlock is renowned for it’s therapeutic thermal springs with the historic spa town of Matlock bath located a short distance away and is a gateway to the peak district national park’s stunning hiking trails and breathtaking views. The A6 runs through the heart of the town providing links to Derby in the South and Bakewell in the North while the railway station, part of the Derwent Valley line, connects the town to Derby.

This is a 12 month fixed term, full-time role working 40 hours per week plus 1:4 Saturday mornings (08:30-12:00) We're open to being flexible where we can so get in touch and let us know what works for you.

Employee Benefits:

  • Relocation package of up to £2000.
  • £750 CPD allowance plus 2 days paid leave.
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid.
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Access to a large amount of in-house CPD, including head nurse training scheme.
  • Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities.
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program.
  • Hapibenefits - Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available.
  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.

This is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career by joining the growing Medivet community, we want to be the best place for vets and nurses to work and we're putting in the effort to do that. For more information contact

Role accountabilities:

  • Assisting veterinary surgeons with their medical/surgical duties.
  • Monitoring of anaesthesia.
  • Nursing/discharge of in-patients, prioritising patient welfare and care.
  • Running in house lab samples and organising repeat prescriptions.
  • Nurse consultations.
  • Assistance with handling of patients.

Your skills and experience:

  • Veterinary nursing degree, diploma or equivalent.
  • Registered (or able to register) with the RCVS.
  • Passion for delivering outstanding service and care for our patients and clients.
  • Commitment to animal welfare.
  • Excellent organisational skills & ability to keep on top of practice protocols and procedures.
  • Flexible & adaptable in approach to work, happy to help and support wherever needed.
  • Friendly & positive attitude towards working as part of a team.
  • Drive to progress and expand skills/knowledge.

About us:

Our veterinary nurses are the heart of all our practices, you'll be supporting vets in a number of ways and be at the front line of delivering exceptional care, from routine health checks to advanced surgeries you’ll work directly with patients and clients to offer care that’s bespoke to them and provide essential support that will allow the practice to deliver a gold standard experience.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work. Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available. We recognise the amazing work our people do and we strive to offer the best possible reward package in the veterinary sector.


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