Registered Veterinary Nurse

Sampson Park, Thrapston Veterinary Surgery
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Salary up to £29,000 depending on experience plus benefits

Posted on 13/10/2023

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Sampson Park, Thrapston Veterinary Surgery
Salary up to £29,000 depending on experience plus benefits

Here at Sampson Park, we are looking for a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Thrapston on permanent basis! Our Nurses are rota'd to set shifts per day including ops nurse, inpatient nurse, consulting nurse and floating nurse.

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.

We have some nurses that work 4 long days and some that work 4.5 days slightly shorter a week so we can be slightly flexible with this. The opening hours are from 8.00am-7.00pm. There will be 1 in 4 Saturdays morning which are currently from 8.30am-12.30pm. There are no out of hours.  We are happy to speak to both full and part time candidates for this role.

Discover a place to make a difference

Thrapston is a beautiful market town in Northamptonshire with excellent transport links within the neighbouring city of Peterborough. While so close to the convenience of the city, Thrapston promotes a beautiful countryside lifestyle with many lovely little coffee shops, boutiques etc. Thrapston Veterinary Surgery is a lovely small animal practice with great equipment and facilities including Xray, ultrasound,  inhouse lab machines. It is part of a 5-site group (Sampson Park) so there is a brilliant opportunity for learning.

Currently we have 2/3 Veterinary Surgeons, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Veterinary Care Assistants and a full Reception team. We take part in local events such as dog shows and we pride ourselves in focussing on wellbeing and team engagement. 

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £550 CPD allowance
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer

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.


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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Gavin Gallagher from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Sampson Park, Thrapston Veterinary Surgery

6 Midland Road, Thrapston, Kettering, NN14 4JR, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal