Registered Veterinary Nurse

Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, Morpeth Whorral Bank Branch
Permanent, Full time
£20400-£25141 DOE (subject to pro rata)

Posted on 05/07/2021

The Role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Robson & Prescott! We are a busy practice with a very varied caseload. Our nurses are encouraged to use their nursing skills to the full, and you will have the opportunity to work across all areas of the practice. You will predominately be based at our Whorral Bank hospital, but periodically may work at one of our branch surgeries. 
5 days per week, 1.5 weekends in 8, no OOH or phone duties. Working hours vary dependent on rota. 

£20400-£25141 DOE (subject to pro rata) 

About Us  

Our main hospital is based on the outskirts of Morpeth, close to the Northumbrian countryside and coastline. We are a purpose-built hospital, with fantastic facilities, 4 theatres, 5 wards, DR radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, 6 consulting rooms & laboratory. We also have 7 branch surgeries. 
Our nurses have regular opportunities to be involved with orthopaedic surgery, anaesthesia, non-surgical procedures, in-patient care, nurse consultations and client education. We have an interest in exotics, so you never know what might come through the door! 

We are a large and friendly team of 21 vets, 20 RVNs, 7 SVNs and 8 ANAs. We have a range of certificate holders, including vets and nurses, so there are plenty of opportunities to explore any specific areas of interest and to further develop your skills. 

Applicant Requirements  

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse, with experience across all aspects of practise. You should be adaptable, able to work independently and to a high standard. We are looking for someone who will complement our team and support the ongoing development of the team and patient care provision.  

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata 
  • Up to £5000 relocation allowance
  • 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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Speak to Susan Todd from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Susan Todd

Talent Partner

Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, Morpeth Whorral Bank Branch

Whorral Bank, Morpeth, NE61 3BN, Northumberland, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Farm / Large animal
  • Equine
  • Small animal