Registered Veterinary Nurse (or Y2 SVN) - Wool, Dorset

  • Location Dorchester, Dorset
  • Salary Salary of £21,330 - £24,565 per annum, depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing date 1st Jun 2021

We have lots of great roles for those who share our values

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse or Y2 Student Veterinary Nurse to join the team in our wonderful Wool practice in Dorset.

Here, you will be supported by an experienced team of nursing staff including RVNs, SVNs and Client Care Assistants, so there are minimal reception duties.

Salary and hours - RVN and SVN

This role offers an RVN salary of £21,330 - £24,565 per annum, depending on experience plus £300 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available, RCVS and VDS fees, 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.

If you are joining us as a Student Veterinary Nurse, we offer a salary between £14,725 - £20,896 per annum, depending on experience plus RCVS and VDS fees paid. 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.

Progression and development are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re dedicated to supporting our Student Veterinary Nurses as they start their career in nursing. Through regular performance reviews and catch-ups, we provide you with a wealth of opportunities to develop your skills in whichever way you choose.

Hours are 40 per week (43 SVN) - 1:4 weekends and a fair share of bank holiday cover with time off in lieu and minimal on call duties over the year, approx. 3 weeks to support our dedicated night team if required, enabling the development of your ECC skills and experience.

Key accountabilities:

Joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

In this diverse and dynamic role, you’ll be a RCVS Registered Nurse or Y2 SVN with small animal practice experience, you put high standards of patient care first and can demonstrate how you’ve worked with empathy and demonstrated initiative when needed.

Most importantly, you’ll share our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive showing your passion and professionalism for working as one team to deliver exceptional care.


Medivet Wool is an excellently equipped practice providing a range of services including X-Rays, ECG Endoscopy, Ultrasound and MRI. The branch works closely with our 24hr Dorchester hospital which is short 15 minutes drive.

Medivet in Wool has been awarded a Silver Standard Cat-Friendly Clinic Award from the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM). This was in recognition of its efforts to create a cat-friendly practice and to reduce the stress suffered by feline patients during a visit.

There is a team is led by Branch Partner and Vet, Andy. The team has three highly experienced Vets, Head RVN and two Student Nurses. The successful candidate will be joining a fantastic, devoted team who are focused on delivering the highest standard of care to our patients.

Not familiar with the area? Medivet Wool is situated in the beautiful Dorset countryside close to the historic Jurassic coast of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door and only 30 minutes drove form either Weymouth or Poole and Bournemouth.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

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.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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