Registered Veterinary Nurse

Coombefield Veterinary Hospital, Axminster
Permanent, Full time
£24,398 and £29,000 DOE

Posted on 11/01/2022

The Role

We are looking forward to welcoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team on a full-time basis due to practice growth!

We have a separate team of experienced Night nurses, which enables us to provide 24 hour, round the clock care to our patients in our Hospital facility in Axminster.

Days and hours of work can be flexible with working alongside an equal share of out of hours duties not exceeding 1:6 weekend day shifts, with time off in lieu given retrospectively.

We can offer a competitive package and salary based on experience between £24,398 and £29,000with duty payments in addition.


About Us

We are a small animal, 1st Opinion, Tier 3 Veterinary Hospital in Devon. We have 2 operating theatres, a self-contained dental suite, imaging suite, separate cattery, kennels, and isolation wards with gold standard ISFM cat-friendly accreditation. We also have an internal lab, pharmacy and 5 consult rooms with separate dog and cat waiting areas. Our excellent facilities allow our clinical team to deliver veterinary care with a dedicated focus on providing high clinical standards. This is something we take every opportunity in developing and delivering.

About the Team and Culture

We are a very supportive team of 11 vets, 22 nurses, 15 receptionists who will help you ensure high clinical standards are met and a high standard of inpatient care is delivered. The ability to communicate with clients and maintain a high professional standard is essential.


Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an RCVS Registered Nurse who is friendly, confident and who can provide exceptional care to our clients and patients alike.


Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities


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

Coombefield Veterinary Hospital, Axminster

Coombefield Veterinary Hospital, Coombe Lane, Axminster, EX13 5AX, Devon, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal