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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Hatfield

Bishops Veterinary Surgery, The
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
18 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
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A rare opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our fantastic team at Bishops Vets in Hatfield. We are a close team that prides ourselves on providing excellent nursing care to patients and clients. The role will include theatre duties, assisting with procedures, nurse consults, dispensary, and some administration and reception duties. We provide a good work life balance with a 40 hour week, Saturday mornings on a rota basis with time off in lieu and no on call. This is a full time position and applications from new graduates are welcomed. Part time applications will also be considered. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are a well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray, separate dog and cat wards and a dedicated nurse consulting room. Our team of part and full time staff is comprised of 3 vets, 3 RVNs and 1 SVN as well as 3 reception/administrative staff. We are based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire which has swift mainline train links to London and is conveniently placed for both the A1(M) and the M25.

We are looking for a qualified nurse, experience is a plus but new graduates are welcome to apply. We are a training practice and are used to providing a supportive work environment to allow newly qualified nurses to grow in confidence and ability. As we are part of IVC, we would also be keen for a new graduate nurse to join the IVC Nurse Academy which provides an excellent structured CPD programme.

Benefits (pro rata):

•             4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•             3 days paid CPD leave
•             £550 CPD allowance per annum
•             RCVS Membership paid
•             Service based holiday entitlement increases
•             VDS cover
•             Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•             Enhanced paternity pay
•             Birthday leave
•             Discounted veterinary fees
•             My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•             Cycle to Work scheme
•             Pension
•             CPD/training support
•             Paid bereavement leave
•             Company sick pay
•             Employee opinion survey
•             Free uniform in a number of roles
•             Annual pay reviews
•             Social events
•             Academy & Leadership courses
•             Focus on employee wellbeing
•             Relocation packages
•             Career progression opportunities
•             Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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The Bishops Veterinary Surgery was set up in 1991.  At Bishops, we are here for you when your pets need us the most - when they are unwell. We have experienced, qualified staff who will do their utmost to get to the bottom of the problem and come up with a solution. However, we're not just there for the bad times. We also like to promote excellent, affordable preventative health care. We are proud of the fact that our long standing staff enjoy a close bond with both our clients and their pets and believe that by working together with you, we can help your pets enjoy happy, healthy lives.



We are based in Hertfordshire: Hatfield, Herts, close to the Galleria shopping centre. The practice is RCVS approved and purpose designed to offer complete medical and surgical facilities.  Car parking is available in a public car park in close proximity and the first hour is free of charge on display of a valid ticket.




We specialise in companion animals (dogs, cats, rabbits and small mammals) and also have substantial experience with exotics (such as parrots and reptiles). Staff members with special interests in dermatology (skin diseases) and exotic pets are available to provide advanced care in those fields.


Find Us
5 Parkhouse Court
Business Partk
AL10 9RQ
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