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Specialised Ward Registered Veterinary Nurse

JHP Recruitment
Greater Manchester
Excellent Salary Package DOE
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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My client in the Greater Manchester area is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse who has a DipAVN or NCert E&CC to join their team in a new specialist role.

This client wants to revolutionise veterinary care to enable pet owners to access help for their sick pets. They currently operate 10 surgeries across the North West and North Wales, with this practice being one of their more central locations. This practice is a busy, 3 operating theatre, 8 consulting room surgery and undertakes a wide range of medical and surgical procedures. As they move towards full-service veterinary hospitals, these clients have a unique opportunity within their pay scale for specialist nurses.  

As a Ward Specialist Staff RVN, you will provide a friendly, highly efficient and professional service to our clients and patients.  The Ward RVNs care for both primary and referral patients from simple to complex cases, as well as emergencies. You'll be working to deliver an outstanding patient experience and push forward nursing services with a philosophy of innovation and evidence-based continuous improvement. 

Because of this clients not-for-profit model, it means they see a high number of pets in need each day, meaning this is a fantastic opportunity for nurses who wish to continually develop their skills and capabilities. They are looking for a real team player that has a social heart and you’ll be passionate about delivering good care to animals.  

As part of this role, the new team members will be expected to support the daily running of the surgery and maintaining cleanliness throughout the surgery, all the surgeries are well-equipped with the latest technology, and in-house laboratories meaning there is no need for them to refer patients and you can be proud of your working environment.

Core Skills  

  • Omnicompetent nurse with expertise in emergency and critical care or ICU 
  • DipAVN or NCert E&CC is highly desirable  
  • Experience working in a busy hospital /ICU 
  • Contribution to Animal Trust clinical protocols/sharing of expertise across the organisation in relation to inpatient care 
  • Ambassador of Animal Trust mission and values; maintains a positive attitude and encourages others 
  • A team player who thrives from working in a busy surgery  
  • Clinical coach training would be beneficial or be willing to complete 

Job Particulars  

  • 4 day week 
  • 1 in 3 weekends with TOIL 
  • Contribution to Back Up Rota for 24/7 provision at sister branch



  • Salary: £28,000 - 30,000  
  • 6 weeks holiday, including bank holidays  
  • UK and International CPD funded to certificate level  
  • 52 Weeks sickness benefit, Life assurance and Employee assistance program — awarded after qualifying period (Private Health Care, with Free unlimited access to online GP Consultation  - Salary sacrifice option)   
  • Dedicated mental health support for you and your immediate family    
  • Contributory pension scheme (Salary Sacrifice)  
  • RCVS & VDS fees  
  • Varied and challenging career   


JHP Recruitment Ltd are a specialist recruitment company working within the Veterinary industry. We are able to supply both locum and permanent candidates of all levels. Our team has many years’ experience within the sector and we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service.

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary Care Assistant, Practice Manager or Receptionist seeking work in the Veterinary Industry, please contact us today via email or telephone.

We are also seeking candidates who are looking to take the next step in their career and possibly looking at becoming a ‘Joint Venture Partner’.

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01392 249643
1b Newbery House
Endsleigh Crescent
Clyst Honiton
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