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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

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We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team at our fantastic hospital based in Southend (Theatre).

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as assisting with training our student nurses through clinical coaching. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

This is a full-time permanent position, covering 40 hours a week over 5 days. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:6 full weekends.

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to helping our Medivet family members achieve their goals.

Salary and benefits:

- Competitive salary 

- Generous CPD allowance and in-house CPD available

- Ongoing training is provided as relevant to your role

- RCVS and VDS fees paid

- 5 weeks paid annual leave

- Exclusive company discounts and rewards

- A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

Key Accountabilities:

- Support our Surgical Vets by planning and implementing nursing care in line with patient requirements.

- Experience in caring for surgical patients with complex needs.

- Assisting in colleague training.

Skills & Experience:

- You must be a Veterinary Nurse who is registered with the RCVS.

- Previous experience working in a small animal practice is required.

- Experience in a hospital setting is preferred but not essential.

Department & Branch:

The equipment and services at 24 Hour Southend includes flexible and rigid endoscopy, a well equipped in-house laboratory (including blood gases and clotting profiles), a high spec ultrasound machine, CT imaging and digital x-ray. This hospital has a strong team of vets with broad skill range and high level of nursing care.

The practice is based next to London Southend Airport. It is also a 15 minute drive away from the famous Southend Pier, which is surrounded by a multitude of shops, restaurants, bars and shopping centres.


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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