Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ayrton Veterinary Hospital
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 15/02/2021

The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Ayrton Vet Hospital. Our nursing team are fully utilised to their potential; a varied and challenging role which will include prep/theatre patient involvement (e.g. IV placement in all patients, patient induction under direction, blood taking, laboratory work, radiography, dentistry and surgery assist). We also have designated ward rotation for improved in-patient care and routine consultation RVN clinics.

About Us

We have a beautiful, light, purpose-designed, spacious building to work in. Located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Great colleagues, a nursing team which is fully utilised and supported with VNAs. We are a training practice with excellent facilities and equipment - digital X-ray, latest laboratory equipment, Sevofluorane and Humphrey ADE anaesthesia.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse/RVN who shares our thinking and is ambitious, compassionate and an excellent communicator. The successful applicant will want to contribute to the continuing development of a young hospital and will need to be competent in monitoring anaesthetics, venepuncture, taking/processing radiographs, performing routine lab procedures and providing care for hospitalised patients. Our culture is one of continuous improvement, we are happy to support those willing to undertake further study and who are passionate about raising clinical standards and providing an excellent service.

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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

Margaret Oliver

Talent Partner for Scotland & Isle of Man


Ayrton Veterinary Hospital

Burnhouse Industrial Estate, Whitburn, Bathgate, EH47 0LQ, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal