Registered Veterinary Nurse

Natures Vet, Radstock
Permanent, Part time
up to £35,000 FTE depending on experience

Posted on 01/02/2024

Registered Veterinary Nurse
Natures Vet, Radstock
Salary up to £35,000 FTE depending on experience

Here at Natures Vet, we are looking for a friendly and dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. The role will involve working at our sites in Radstock and Paulton. Your duties will include surgical nursing, in-patient care and nurse consulting and reception cover when needed.

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.
Applications are welcome from both full and part-time candidates. Our full-time shift pattern can be 8:30am-5:00pm over 5-days or 8:30am-6:30pm over 4-days. Part-time hours can be discussed but some flexibility on days would be helpful when needing to cover absence. This position includes working 1:2 Saturdays from 8:30am- 1pm. 
There are no out of hours with this role.

Want to know more about Natures Vet?

You will join our 2-site practice with a small 'village' Vet site in Paulton (near Bristol) and a larger purpose-built site in Radstock (near Bath). We have a range of facilities including digital X-rays, ultrasound scans, a good range of lab equipment, blood machines, operating theatres, and a dental suite.

Meet the team!

The best part of working for our group is joining our fantastic team, we have 4 vets supported by 4 registered veterinary nurses, who offer a wealth of experience and run daily consults. We have 4 student nurses and 8 support staff.  The practices also have a strong working relationship with Bath Vet Referrals should we need prompt advice or to refer a case. Across the team, we have certificate holders in anaesthesia and nutrition, and we support our people in pursuing their interests.

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 including bank holidays 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

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

Natures Vet, Radstock

Unit 2 Radstock Retail Centre, Frome Road, Radstock, BA3 3PT, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal