Veterinary Nurse

Grahams Road Vet Clinic
Permanent, Full time
From £23,000 DOE negotiable and welcome bonus of £1,500

Posted on 23/04/2021

The Role

Grahams Road Vet clinic are looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team working on first opinion small animal caseloads. The role will involve nursing of first opinion patients including nurse consultations, medical nursing of inpatients, dentals, lab work, monitoring anaesthesia, assisting with surgical procedures and vaccinations. There is scope to also get involved in assisting the Veterinary Surgeons with Acupuncture patients should you have a desire to learn more about this.


  • Working 40 hours per week – over 5 days but can be flexible

  • weekend rota shared equally

  • 1 in 4 Saturday working 8am-12pm

  • No out of hours


From £23,000 DOE negotiable and welcome bonus of £1,500

About Us

We are a busy 4 Veterinary Surgeon, 4.5 Veterinary Nurse RCVS accredited small animal practice with an interesting and varied case load. Located in Falkirk, our practice is ideally placed between both Edinburgh and Glasgow for an easy commute. We have a small friendly and approachable team with a variety of interests and experience. Learning and the development of interests will be actively encouraged. We are also in process of becoming a training practice.

Applicant Requirements

You must be a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse and be on the RCVS register. The role can be adapted to suit either a newly qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse or a more experienced one as full support will be given. Further certification and CPD is encouraged.


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

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Any questions before applying?

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


Grahams Road Vet Clinic

53 Grahams Road, Falkirk, FK2 7DL, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal