Registered Veterinary Nurse - Midlothian - Ref RL10962

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




An exciting opportunity has arisen in our clients busy first opinion practice in Midlothian for a Registered Veterinary Nurse who is able to become an integral member of the team. This is a full time role, 40 hours per week, with 1 in 3 weekends. There is no OOHs or on call requirements.

You will be joining a practice owner and a great team of 16, including 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and their 5 vets in this busy and diligent clinic. The team sees a variety of cat and dog cases but also a good amount of small furries.

You will need to be a dynamic and proactive nurse. The key to your success in this role will be your ability to learn on the job, integrate with the existing work patterns and protocols, pay attention as they do to the client journey and keep a high yet practical level of attention to detail.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:

Work closely with the wilder clinical and non-clinical teams to deliver timely and effective customer care
Work closely with the head nurse to learn about the role and how you can best deliver the required results
Work with the vets to ensure standards are upheld as well as removing work from the vet team
Interact with clients with professionalism and with the right level of detail staying both practical and timely
Follow the procedures and protocols consistently and to the required standard
Continue to grow and develop in your clinical skills demonstrating this by regularly suggesting areas of improvement.
Previous experience is preferred and Clinical Coaching experience is beneficial but not essential. New graduates will also be considered.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

Client contact and consultations (admission, discharges, vaccinations and clinics)
Keeping excellent appropriately detailed client notes / records
Assisting the operating vet during surgeries, recovery and in patient care
Stock ordering, stock control
Insurance work – managing claims as well as pre authorisations and liaising with the clinical team
Manage and deal with bookings professionally and efficiently using RX Works
Comply with all policies and procedures within the surgery, including Health and Safety Regulations
Calculate and administer medications and keeping accurate records
Other practice administrative task

In return of your dedication and high quality work, our clients can offer:

Competitive salary dependent on your experience
Contributory pension scheme
Paid membership to the RCVS and VDS
CPD allowance and encouragement for development
Exclusive company discounts and rewards

For more information call us directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to

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