This job has expired

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Vale Vets Ltd
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Salary of £22,000-£26,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
13 Jul 2022
Phone number

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

The Role

Vale Vets are seeking a Clinic Nurse to develop, grow and expand our nurse consultation services.

Nurses' clinics are proven as an excellent way to bond clients and ensure they remain loyal to the practice allowing us to provide the best care and support to our clients and their pets.

The salary for this role is £22,000-£26,000 / annum (based on FT 40hours)  

We believe, giving nurses the ability to run autonomous, or semi-autonomous clinics is excellent for practice morale. In this clearly defined role nurses can use their skills and knowledge to benefit clients and contribute to the financial success of the practice. We are seeking a nurse who finds being given the responsibility for and running a successful nursing clinic a very rewarding experience.

We are ideally looking for full time, but part-time applicants will be considered. You will be required to work 1:8 weekends and provide cover for 1 bank holiday, with TOIL. 

About Us

We are a first opinion and referral practice, boasting new, purpose-built facilities. We are dedicated to providing high-quality service and to help us deliver that, we are equipped with 9 consulting rooms including a condolence room and a dedicated nurse clinic room, new waiting rooms with a separate cat area and a cat consulting room. We are currently in the process of renewing ISFM status.

The successful candidate will be joining our friendly team of 8 first opinion vets, 9 referral vets, 25 registered veterinary nurses, 4 student veterinary nurses, 8 HA’s and 2 dispensary assistants as well as 7 receptionists. Vale has the facilities in place to allow staff to bring their dogs to work.

Applicant Requirements

You will be RCVS registered. Nursing clinic experience desirable. We are looking for someone with great communication skills and a desire to provide excellent patient and customer care. Time management and ability to work closely with the wider team is essential. Excellent client care skills with a focus on the client journey and experience is required in this client facing role.

There is a CPD allowance and certificates are encouraged.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities


As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH4832 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


We are a family owned and run practice with a team of friendly vets and qualified nurses are available 24/7 with round the clock on-site care. We offer excellent value, with a great deal for new puppies and kittens. And we have our own healthy pet club offering extra savings on regular pet health costs.

Vale Vets is a friendly, caring and convenient vets with practices based in Dursley and Portishead. Our animal hospital has fantastic facilities, expert vets and fully qualified nurses. Emergencies are seen 24/7.

Find Us
01453 542092
The Animal Hospital
GL11 6AJ
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert