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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Macmerry, East Lothian

Animals 1st Vets
Macmerry, Tranent, East Lothian
Competitive Salary
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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

The Role
We are currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly, growing team. Ideally this will be a full-time role, however we will consider applications from part-time applicants.

The role would involve all veterinary nursing duties including in-patient care, anaesthetics, nurse clinics, client care, reception cover and helping to develop our growing team within the practice.
CPD is funded and actively encouraged.

About Us
Animals 1st is a Small Animal veterinary practice based in East Lothian, with our main surgery in Macmerry and branch surgery in Haddington. We have a range of in-house equipment and welcome visiting specialists to the practice which allows us to provide onsite services.

Our growing team consists of 5 vets, 2 RVNs, 2 ACAs, 3 receptionists and a practice manager, who work well together to provide an outstanding level of customer service and patient care. We are a friendly outgoing team, where teamwork is important to us, no matter what your role! We enjoy social nights both in the practice and out when we can.

Applicant Requirements
Our ideal candidate will be a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse with experience in practice and a team player with good work ethic. We would also be able to consider a newly qualified nurse, confident with anaesthetics, who would like to gain further experience in a friendly and supportive environment.

Benefits (subject to 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.

When applying for this role please quote job reference BH3107.

To submit your application click the apply button.


Animals 1st is a friendly small animal veterinary practice dedicated to a high standard of veterinary care and treatments.

Our team of Veterinary Surgeons, Nurses and Animal Care Assistants have a wealth of experience, and our main objective is to provide pets with excellent veterinary care for their whole life, from early days as a puppy or kitten right through to caring for them as a senior citizen. Our state of the art facilities, will help to secure a speedy diagnosis and treatment.

Our staff are friendly and professional.  We accept vouchers from Cats Protection, PDSA, Dogs Trust and The Dog Aid Society.

Find Us
01875 824400
Unit 19
MacMerry Industrial Estate
EH33 1RD
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