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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Horncastle, Lincolnshire
£21,330 - £24,565 PA
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

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Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to come and work in our friendly and well established practice, Medivet Horncastle.

You must have a desire to deliver outstanding client and patient care and enjoy working in a supportive working environment. You’ll have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further. We encourage and fully support further development including certificates, if desired.

The successful candidate will work between the Horncastle and Coningsby branches with the potential to progress in to a Head Veterinary Nurse role in the future at our Coningsby branch. The Coningsby branch has recently opened after moving to a new site therefore it has had a full refurbishment and new branding. You will work 2-3 days per week at the Coningsby site initially.

This is a permanent, full-time role working 40 hours a week and 1 in 4 weekends.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary - £21,330 - £24,565.
  • CPD allowance plus 2 days paid leave.
  • Access to a large amount of in-house CPD.
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid.
  • 25 days pro rata paid annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities.
  • Hapibenefits - Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available.
  • Eye care and childcare vouchers.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay.
  • Employee recognition.
  • 'Pet-ernity' leave - a day off to introduce your new puppy or kitten into your home.
  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.

Key accountabilities:

You will be helping a well established team with general duties such as assisting veterinary surgeons with their medical and surgical duties including monitoring of anaesthesia, assistance with handling of patients, nurse consultations, overall responsibility for nursing of in-patients under the direction of the veterinary surgeon, client care on all aspects of the work at the branch. You will also have an opportunity to take part in minor procedures if you desire. 

If you have a particular interest we are happy to discuss to see how we can help support.

You will be part of a rota system covering the following shifts which cover the practices opening hours of 8am-7pm.





Skills and experience:

You must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS and hold a clean, full driving license.

Clinical coaching experience will be an advantage.


The practice is situated in a lovely historic town, it is also close to the coast, Lincoln city and beautiful Lincolnshire wolds. 

Horncastle has all of the usual equipment, including onsite ultrasound, digital x-ray and laboratory equipment. They have a good varied caseload of medical and surgical along with lovely longstanding clients.

We have an outstanding and friendly team consisting of Branch Partner, 2 Vets, HVN, PCAs and SVNs who are all extremely supportive and very welcoming!


We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
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