Surgical Referral Nurse

Crown Vets, Argyle Street
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 17/02/2021

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and caring Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us within our brand new purpose built hospital at Crown Vets Referrals.

You will be required to work a 40 hour week over 5 days according to the needs of the business.

The role will bring variety, challenging surgeries and a diverse caseload to ensure each week is different.

For this role we will be offering a very competitive salary.

About Us

Crown Vets Referrals covers the North Highland region, attracting clients from locally, and as far as the Islands.

Our aim is to provide the best possible care for animals utilising state of the art facilities and equipment.

We offer a wide-ranging referral service that covers Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue surgery, Pain Management and Dermatology.

Our experienced referral veterinarians are supported by a team of dedicated and highly trained first opinion veterinary nurses. As we are now looking to enhance our service we are looking to create a dedicated Referral nursing team.

Applicant Requirements

We are seeking a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse, looking to work in a fast-paced busy environment and enjoys a challenge.

You must enjoy being part of a team and be someone who wishes to use your skills and progress your knowledge.

Excellent communication and clinical skills are a requirement.

Experience within a referral environment would be good, however full training and guidance will be provided to nurses coming from primary care therefore it is not a necessity. 

We are looking for someone who would like to broaden their skills and we will provide them with CPD and support.

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

•    4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

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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Any questions before applying?

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

Helen Paddison

Talent Partner

Crown Vets, Argyle Street

58 Argyle Street, Inverness, IV2 3BB, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal