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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Shirley.

Colebrook Veterinary Surgery
Shirley, Solihull
Competitive Salary
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
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Job Details

Registered Veterinary Nurse required at Colebrook Vets, Shirley.

The Role
Due to our recent baby boom we are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our lovely team. Duties will include being involved with all aspects of nursing including inpatient care, theatre and laboratory work along with some reception duties as needed. We like our nurses to use their skills to the fullest and to work as a team to offer fantastic service to our patients and their humans.

  • 5 days per week
  • Shifts vary between 8.30am-7.15pm
  • 1:3 Saturday mornings

About Us
Colebrook is a growing 2 vet practice on the outskirts of Birmingham. It has all of the equipment you would expect at a branch practice including x-rays, ultrasound, dental x-ray, 2 consult rooms, fully equipped theatre. Being part of a larger group allows us to offer CT scanning, MRI scans, K- laser and access to certificate holders in medicine, surgery, imaging and exotics.

We have 26 vets (9 certificate holders in multiple disciplines), 27 RVNs, 5 SVNs, 1 Recovery ANA, 11 Veterinary Auxiliaries alongside a full complement of reception and admin staff working throughout our 7 surgeries.
Applicant requirements
The vacancy is for a Registered Veterinary Nurse who is hardworking and enthusiastic. The successful candidate will be confident in all aspects of nursing including inpatient care and theatre work. Whilst we are ideally looking for someone with experience, we would equally be happy to support a newly qualified nurse looking to develop their career in a supportive team. As we are a small team there maybe a need to assist with reception duties, so excellent communication skills and a team player are a must. Working on reception also gives our wonderful clients the chance to get to know our lovely nurses and improves client bonding to the practice.
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
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.
To apply, please email your CV to for more information.


Colebrook Veterinary Surgery is situated in Shirley, Solihull and provides an honest, professional and caring veterinary service for all pets in and around the Shirley area.

The standard of our work is of the utmost importance to us. To enable us to provide the highest standard of care possible, we are well equipped with modern ultrasound, flexible scope, x-ray machine, piped gas anaesthetic machines and dentistry equipment. All of our equipment is regularly inspected and tested to ensure we provide our patients with the safest veterinary treatment. Our separate dog and cat wards, operating theatres and consult rooms are all air conditioned to help keep all our patients comfortable during their time in the clinic.

We are fully equipped with all the necessary anaesthetic, surgical and x-ray equipment to help us offer the highest standard of veterinary care to all our patients. Colebrook Veterinary Surgery is an approved Veterinary nurse training centre and works in conjunction with Solihull College.

We have a small team at our veterinary practice in Shirley, Solihull and offer a friendly, personal service to all our clients. We offer 4 weeks' free Petplan insurance for pets aged between 6 weeks and 1 year and clients always get to see the same, experienced vet every time they visit.

Nominated for Veterinary Practice of the year 2016.

Find Us
0121 745 6161
61 Colebrook Road
B90 2JZ
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