Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ashleigh Veterinary Centre, Sale
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Salary up to £30,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience plus benefits

Posted on 06/12/2023

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Cats Only
Ashleigh Vets, Sale
Salary up to £30,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience plus benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team at our Exclusively for Felines practice in Sale, Manchester.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic RVN to work here 8am-6/7pm on Tuesday and Thursday as these are the days we operate. We have 1 experienced vet work each day who consults 9am- 10:30am, operates and then consults again  4-7pm. 
This role includes reception work and admits in the morning as well as setting up for procedures and pharmacy/ consult support. Working alongside a receptionist or auxiliary nurse 10:30-7:30pm.  
You would be doing anaesthetics with the vet from 10:45am, having your lunch break, cover the desk while the other staff member gets their lunch and then focus on patient care, pricing records, cleaning, sterilisation, restocking etc.
4pm-6/7pm discharges and nurse clinics, plus cleaning up/restocking clinical and none clinical areas. We are open to full or part time applicants.

What do we look for in you?

We are seeking a friendly, organised, adaptable, and dependable individual who is self-motivating and can work independently as well as in a team.

About Us

Ashleigh vets has been very proudly caring for the pets of south Manchester for the last 60 years and is fortunate to have a lovely client base and good reputation. We are lucky enough to have a wonderful cohesive team. We are looking for someone who has the same values as we do – is this you? 

We have had our Sale site for 5 years but in 2023 was proud to make it our cat only clinic.
We are a supportive, caring, busy practice with fantastic teamwork. We are lucky to have great clients and a wide variety of patients! Our aim is to provide a high standard of veterinary care, and we have a great local reputation. We pride ourselves on giving honest advice and we don’t work to targets.  
We are RCVS silver accredited, and rabbit welfare silver accredited. We are staffed 24 hours a day for improved patient welfare and client care (we have a dedicated OOH team of vets/nurses, as well as auxillary nurses who look after our in-patients OOH).

Well-equipped both for our cat and dog patients was well as our more exotic patients that means we can cater for most patient’s needs.


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 (Pro-rata)
•    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 with 24 hours paid Pro-rata)
•    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
•    Discounted staff pet care

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Gavin Gallagher, Talent Partner, on / 07870503802.
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Any questions before applying?

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

Ashleigh Veterinary Centre, Sale

55 Ashfield Road, Sale, M33 7DS, Cheshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal