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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Tower Veterinary Centre
Perth and Kinross
Salary up to £31,000 depending on experience
Closing date
15 Aug 2024
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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Tower Veterinary Centre, Perth

Salary up to £31,000 depending on experience plus benefits

Tower Vet Centre have a fantastic opportunity for a registered veterinary nurse to join their team on a part- or full-time basis. This job offers a variety of duties, with no two days the same. Our team of dedicated nurses and animal care assistants are proud of the care we provide.
You will assist in the preparation and monitoring of patients in theatre, putting up and dispensing prescriptions, being involved and supporting the learning of the trainee nurses, and most importantly offering the best customer and animal care services to both our clients and pets. There may be an opportunity to develop nursing clinics within your area of expertise and confidence.

About the rota

The full-time hours are 40 hours across 5 days per week between the hours of 8.00am and 7.30pm. We are happy to discuss part time and flexible working for the right candidate.

Saturday mornings are on a 1:6 rota from 8:30am and 2.00pm

We do not have any out-of-hours as we are a Vets Now partner practice, but our nurse team do cover a rota for inpatients if required. All extra hours are paid.

Want to know more about Tower Veterinary Centre?

Tower Veterinary Centre is a single site small animal practice on the outskirts of Perth in Central Scotland. We have recently undergone extensive refurbishment. This includes new kennels, improved cat ward, imaging suite, new consultation room and refurbishment of the current consult rooms.

We are provided with top of the range equipment; our latest purchase is a new state of the art ultrasound. We have digital x-ray, dental x-ray, rigid endoscopes, and extensive laboratory equipment.

We have a super friendly client base with many long-standing clients. Tower Veterinary Centre has an excellent reputation, thanks to the dedication of our Vets, Nurses, and reception team.

Meet our team

We have an excellent team of seven experienced vets. The team also consists of three qualified nurses who have been with Tower for over 45 years between them. We are a nurse training practice and have two wonderful student veterinary nurses. We also have two fantastic animal care assistants who help keep our level of care at the very best standards.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £550 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Amelia Bateman, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided.

Reference BH12155. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Tower Veterinary Centre, Perth was established in 1990 by Mr Thom.
Over 10,000 households in the Perth area have used our services.

We are a small, friendly, Perthshire vet practice who specialise exclusively in small animals and pets and we are delighted to provide the level of veterinary care and quality of service which is required to achieve a Tier 2 status from The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. This is an achievement in which we are rightly proud, as it signifies a standard of facilities and care in which only a few of our fellow colleagues have obtained.

We pride ourselves in providing a caring and compassionate veterinary service, at exceptional value.

Our custom built Perthshire vet centre allows us to provide 24 hour nursing and veterinary care for in-patients within a well equipped and clean environment. Situated at the west of Perth, near Dobbies and Tesco, we are easy to find and ample parking is available.

Company info
01738 583083
West Huntingtower

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