Veterinary Nurse

Wirral Vets, Upton Veterinary Clinic
Permanent, Full time
£21,000 - £23,000 DOE

Posted on 15/07/2021

The Role

If you are looking to join a Vets on the Wirral look no further! We are looking for two registered Veterinary Nurse`s to work primarily at our Upton Site, but we do cover our other two branches in Wallasey and Birkenhead. We are a purpose-built practice with an interesting variety of cases. Nurse clinics are part of our nurse’s day to day responsibilities. An interest in becoming a clinical coach or already being one would be advantageous. We are committed to providing the highest standards or nursing care. Responsibilities will include inpatient care, assisting with surgical and medical case. We are looking for a team player, who has a great work ethic and is efficient. One role would also involve Hydrotherapy so an interest in the rehabilitation of our canine patients would be included in this role.  Salary banding for this role is between £21,000 - £23,000 however this is negotiable dependant on skill set and experience 


About Wirral Vets Upton

Our Sites are well equipped with all the usual equipment you would expect, digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house analysers also a hydrotherapy treadmill. Ample parking and ease to commune not being far from the M53 makes this the ideal practice if you are little further away.

We want to look after our staff and have a rota that offers a good work life balance, The standard rota is 8am to 6.30pm 4 days per week Monday to Friday and 1 in 6 Saturdays 9am – 5pm.  We have a strong support network with a team consisting of 6 Vets, 5 RVN’s and 12 support staff. 
We pride ourselves on our high standard of patient and client care and will always try to go that extra mile to help and support other members of the team, clients and patients alike.

Our team are friendly cake loving and are looking forward to welcoming a new member to the team.


The Candidate

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic veterinary nurse or final year SVN to join our fantastic team. You will be keen to offer high standards of care and enjoy working as part of a team.


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 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 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

Wirral Vets, Upton Veterinary Clinic

342 Upton Road, Upton, CH43 9RW, Wirral, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal