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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary dependent on experience
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Hours: Permanent, 40 hrs pw. 1:5 On-Call & Weekends

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 DOE

Ref No: 1346

VetFinders are recruiting for our client in the welcoming town of Leighton Buzzard, which boasts of its beautiful surrounding countryside.

Due to growth and personnel moving on, they are now in the need of x3 Veterinary Nurses. Ideally a start would be around the November/December time but would be happy with early 2021.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-respected practice with a very experienced team of specialists.

The Role:

There are consults and surgeries throughout the working week, Monday – Saturday. 40 hr week over 5 days. 

Typical shift patterns per week range between: 8am to 5pm, 9am to 6pm & 10.30am to 7.30pm.

There is also 1-5 on-call week nights and weekends rota. Weekend opening hours 9am to 11.30am

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.

This role may suit an experienced newly qualified nurse.

Benefits package:

RCVS membership

28 days annual leave + all bank holidays

Pension scheme

CPD funded and supported

Reduced drug fees for own pets

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • 2+ years small Animal Experience
  • Confident in consults
  • Able to conduct routine duties unsupervised
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a great team player

About the practice:

The Vet Clinic has been looking after pets in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. In 2018 the practice changed ownership to the new partners. Their vison has been to maintain the great reputation of the practice but invest in both the facilities’ and staff to be able to offer the practices client’s a wider range of skills and services all in-house.

During this time the Practice has continued to offer the highest standard of patient and client care. They pride themselves on the expertise and services offered and the facilities they have available. They wish to treat your pets as if it were their own and have invested heavily to ensure they can provide both routine and advanced veterinary care at a reasonable cost and have their own 24-hour emergency out-of-hour service.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.


VetFinders is a recruitment business with a social mission at its heart. We are more than a recruitment business whose only aim is to make a profit, this isn’t us! We aim to make a profit of course we do but we work with a number of charities  giving back to the industry we love.  Giving is at the heart of our business, we work with the local college Askham Bryan sponsoring two nurse students through their studies, have worked  with Street Vet advertising their roles for free, donate to a local charity helping disabled and life limiting children with animal therapy and work with Blue Cross. When we place candidates in a new role we donate enough to pay for a Blue Cross nurse for the day. ‘A dream job for you, a Blue Cross Nurse paid for too.’

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01904 563118
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