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OOH Veterinary Nurse - Part Time (Solihull)

608 Vet Practice
Solihull, West Midlands
Salary Competitive
Closing date
23 Dec 2021

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Part Time
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About Us:

608 Vet Practice

Established for over 80 years, 608 Vet Practice offer primary care services for small animals and pets in the locations of Solihull, Acocks Green and Bentley Health. All our practices offer a full range of veterinary care, 24 hours a day seven days a week from our highly experienced team who strive to provide excellent quality veterinary care.

The Role:

We have an opportunity for an experienced RVN to join our fantastic hospital working 1 OOH weekends in 6

The role is Saturday and Sunday, 7.00pm to 8.30am. You will work with a Vet and a PCA is available until 9pm. Checks on in-patients are required every two hours throughout the night, those at 3am and 5am are shared between the team. We are a small animal practice and provide OOH care to 2 other vets along with clients that have no provision.

We are offering:

  • Pay: £16 per hour
  • Holiday: 5 weeks

Duties include: 

  • answering phones, 
  • dispensing medication, 
  • taking payments, 
  • carrying out lab tests, 
  • admitting and discharging patients, 
  • assist night vet with any consultations or operations, 
  • administer treatments to in-patients as scheduled, 
  • walk patients, 
  • maintain records, etc.

We are a sixteen-vet small animal practice, including a separate team that provides on-site emergency care for us and local practices. We have a full range of diagnostic equipment including doppler ultrasound, CR, ASIF and external fixation, endoscopes, tonovet pen, slit lamp, multi parameter monitors, in-house laboratory with experienced technician and lots of caring RVNs to provide a high standard of diagnosis, treatments and hospitalisation for our patients 24 hours a day.

We will provide funded CPD and are a friendly practice with a lot of experienced vets and nurses who encourage the sharing of knowledge and advice but welcome new ideas.

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.


608 Vet Practice are a friendly and approachable, well-equipped small animal practice providing routine and emergency care in the West Midlands area.  We have a main branch with hospital and two branch surgeries with theatres for minor ops.

With a separate OOH team, our staff of 60+ enable us to provide a caring and professional 24-hour service to our clients and their pets.

Find Us
0121 703 2506
608 Warwick Road
B91 1AA
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