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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Alfreton, Derbyshire
Starting salary of £30,000 PA
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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

The role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a veterinary nurse to join our team at the stunning Alfreton hospital in Derbyshire.

The practice is located near the beautiful countryside and is easily commutable from nearby Nottingham. Alfreton is our 24-hour hub in the middle of the region receiving cases from our other practices which leads to interesting and varied work with lots of nursing.

What you'll be doing?

Your average day will include a variety of nursing and surgical duties as well as assisting with nursing clinics. Full support will be provided as you will work closely within our experienced team and our nurses really do get to nurse.

What you'll bring to the team?

You must have a passion for delivering 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.

Strong mentorship and support will be available to help you develop your career and get the most satisfaction from your job. You'll be free to devote all of your time to looking after your clients and patients.

This is a permanent, full-time role working 40 hours per week with 1:8 full weekends with time back in lieu.

Starting salary of £30,000 PA

Employee Benefits:

  • - Relocation package of up to £2000
  • - CPD allowance plus 2 days of paid leave
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - Pension Scheme
  • - Access to a large amount of in-house CPD, including a head nurse training scheme
  • - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities
  • - 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
  • - Hapibenefits - Exclusive retail, days out, and holiday discounts available
  • - Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • - Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance

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


Within our Alfreton Park Vet Hospital, you will be working as part of a large, driven team of 10 vets, 12 nurses, and 5 receptionists.

Our busy and dynamic team of nurses and receptionists work alongside a team of vets who are mostly all certificate holders who specialise in dermatology, surgery, internal medicine, and others studying towards emergency and critical care and ophthalmology.

The practice comes well-equipped with six consult rooms, separate dog and cat wards, three sterile theatres, separate suites for diagnostics, dental facilities, digital x-ray, two staff rooms, and much more.

Our referral hospital works to high standards throughout and is dedicated to delivering amazing client and patient care.


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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