Registered Veterinary Nurse - Greater Manchester - Ref RL12670

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type



Greater Manchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our clients team in Greater Manchester. The role involves inpatient care, operations/anaesthetics, consult team and nurse clinics. The role is based on a 40 hour week, with a day off in the week. Shifts are a combination of earlies and lates. Weekend work is Sat am/Sun am 1 in 4. On call out of hours is variable (paid overtime for this). Well equipped with usual toys (digital x-rays, video endoscope, ultrasound) they can cater for most patient’s needs. They pride themselves on giving honest advice to clients, a high level of care, and NEVER work in a target driven way. You will join a team of 11 vets (1 diploma holder, 1 cert holder, 4 others sitting certs) - some do out of hours shifts on a rotation to provide 24hours patient care and an emergency service for clients. The vet is overnight with an auxiliary nurse and will call in the on call RVN if they are needed for a procedure etc, a second vet is also on call for advice/ support. They also have 1 head nurse, 1 deputy head nurse, 9 RVNs (most have exotic qualifications), 3 SVN’s, 1 practice manager, 8 auxiliary nurses, 5 receptionists, 2 admin assistants. Pre-planned daily rota so that everyone knows their role and area. Lots of training and support internally for this varied job role which involves admits, discharges, inpatient care, ops/anaesthetics, consult team, ward nurse, nurse clinics and client care. Includes training and support with exotic patient care and anaesthetics. Funded and encouraged CPD allowance for areas of interest including opportunity to study for city and guilds nursing of exotic species. Qualified RVN ideal but would accept SVN nearly qualified. Must be hard worker and team player. Benefits (subject to pro rata) . up to £5000 relocation allowance · 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 For more information call directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to

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