Permanent Full Time Veterinary Nurse - Bristol - Ref: ST12828

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




An exciting opportunity has become available for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join my client’s team in Bristol!

Your day-to-day duties will include; nursing of their valuable patients, preparing patients for ops, monitoring anaesthesia, assisting with x-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound and dentals. This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week over five days a week with varying shifts, but you will have your rota a week in advance. You will be required to work 1:4 Saturdays, but there is no Sunday work required as Vets Now cover their emergency and out-of-hours care.

The salary for this role is between £22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience.

They are a well-established and well-respected practice with two branches in Bristol. They have ICFM awards for both branches, and frequently get nominated for, and sometimes win, the Petplan best staff member or practice!

They have the usual equipment such as endoscope, ultrasound, dental machine and x-ray and cosy separated cattery and kennels for their day patients. They have six vets, five registered veterinary nurses, a dedicated reception team and a finance administrator, all working with support from the practice manager and clinical director. They have been a nursing training practice for over ten years, and many of the nurses that they train stay with them for a long time! They are a relaxed yet hard-working and supportive team, with high standards of care expected for each other, their clients and their patients. They try to have a full-practice social at Christmas and in the summer, as well as many smaller social get-togethers when pandemics allow!

The successful candidate will have had some experience working in a small animal practice. They actively encourage CPD, and funding can be applied for suitable courses.


  • Increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • 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

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Free flu jabs

For further information, feel free to call me on 01392 249647, or email me your CV at

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