Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse Job, West Yorkshire, England - Yorkshire

Up to £32,000, Depending on Experience - Small - Vet Nurse / Tech
Ref: 8269 Date Posted: Monday 16 May 2022
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Salary: Up to £32,000, Depending on Experience 

Package (subject to pro rata):  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, Relocation packages, Career progression opportunities and many more. 

Type of Work: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Details:  This Practice are are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly team on a full-time basis. The role is primarily a surgical nursing position within a fast-paced referral hospital, and they see a range of interesting orthopaedics cases including cruciates, fractures, hip reduction/replacement, angular limb deformity, as well as advanced spinal and soft tissue surgeries. You will have the opportunity to provide support to all 4 surgeons within their Specialist-led team, giving you the chance to grow and develop your surgical skills and knowledge. This is a rotating nurse position, so as well as assisting in surgery you will also rotate through wards, imaging, anaesthesia and occasional night cover. 

The current rota includes 1 week of nights every 10 weeks, which is compensated with a full week off the week following, then rotating through the aforementioned disciplines. Shift times are 7am-3pm or 12pm-8pm for wards, or 8am-4pm, 10am-6pm and 11am-7pm for surgery and imaging (including CT). Their nursing team provides exceptional care to patients in all areas of the hospital, with a common goal to constantly improve patient safety and recovery. You should be able to communicate a positive image of the hospital and its services, and be friendly, helpful and approachable to all colleagues and clients.

Skills and Requirements:  The ideal candidate will have experience in theatre, radiography, reception duties, lab work, and nurse consults. You must be a team player, compassionate, and have great communication skills.


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