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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Full Time) - Exeter - Heavitree & Alphinton

Exeter, Devon
Salary Competitive
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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Registered Veterinary Nurse, Full Time (36 hours per week)


CityVets is a modern, fully equipped RCVS accredited, practice setting the standards for first opinion work in the area. We are looking for an experienced candidate to join our highly-skilled, passionate and committed team. Our priorities lie in client and patient care whilst ensuring that our staff are happy and well cared for with a healthy work-life balance. We are a well-equipped, 4 branch, small animal practice offering routine services alongside many diagnostic and specialist services. Our hospital surgery is currently undergoing expansion to provide CT scanning and improved Exotic facilities.

We are looking for a pro-active, hardworking RVN to work alongside our friendly team of 11 Vets, 14 Qualified Nurses, 4 Student Nurses and 2 ANA’s. The position is for a 4 day working week (36 hrs Monday – Friday) with weekends and out of hours duties shared. The weekends are 1 in 7, alternating between a short and long weekend and the out of hours duties are 2-3 nights a month.

We are part of the Linnaeus, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. Linnaeus work across a range of areas within veterinary medicine from small animal to farm and equine. All our practices are individual but two important things bring us together; a commitment to excellence in everything we do and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

We demonstrate excellence in everything we do for the associate, client and pet and our mission is to be recognised as the leading veterinary provider for all pets and animals across the UK. We do this by investing in our people and infrastructure to deliver the best in care for our clients and their pets.

Benefits Package:

  • Top quartile remuneration according to SPVS survey
  • Health Plan and Mental Health Support
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus your birthday off!
  • RCVS /VDS membership fully funded
  • CPD allowance
  • Staff Discount on pet care
  • Pension


The surgeries are conveniently located across the City of Exeter in Heavitree, Alphington, St Thomas, and Whipton.  

Our four surgeries are Royal College accredited and fully equipped for all routine medical and surgical procedures. Our surgery at 101 Buddle Lane in St Thomas also serves as our specialist internal referral surgery, being staffed by highly experienced vets and supported by ‘consultant’ vets qualified in a speciality. This surgery is equipped with a comprehensive practice laboratory and the latest state of the art imaging, monitoring, diagnostic and surgical equipment. Intensive care and 24 hour monitoring of very sick animals is available when necessary.

We have very experienced vets in house with the support of our consultant specialists in Cardiology (Hearts), Ophthalmology (Eyes), Imaging (Ultrasound, X-ray and MRI) and Acupuncture and our own veterinary Physiotherapist/rehabilitation expert. We are therefore very well staffed and equipped to expertly deal the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of the more complex medical and surgical disorders and emergencies, as well as the routine cuts, sore ears, itchy skins etc.

CityVets is a privately owned practice, so we retain a personal touch and aim to foster a lifelong, close, friendly, professional relationship with discerning clients who appreciate a top class service that represents true value for money. We are not target driven or constrained or dictated to by large corporate management or too small to be able to justify the expense of the best up to date specialist equipment and the employment of consultant specialists. We are also the first practice in Exeter to host our own very competitively priced online petshop superstore.

Find Us
Rosary House
27 Fore Street
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