Registered Veterinary Nurse

Inglis Vets Hospital, Dunfermline
Permanent, Full time
The salary is from £24,000 depending on experience.

Posted on 07/02/2022

The Role

Inglis Veterinary Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a full or part-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our busy hospital! You will have a good balance of shifts covering a range of nursing duties including theatre, prep, wards and clinics.

Full-time shifts are 40 hours per week over 4/5 days, between 7:30 am-7 pm on a rotational basis. There is a requirement to work approximately 1:6 weekends with stand down time, but we have only a very occasional need for out of hours due to our dedicated Night Nurses.

The salary is from £24,000 depending on experience.
Relocation allowance up to £5,000
Welcome bonus of up to £1,500

About Us

We are a busy and well-established Veterinary Hospital with 8 branches located in Fife and Central Scotland. We are dedicated to providing our clients with an excellent care plan and offer our own out of hours services. Our Cowdenbeath Branch is a clinical training centre for RDSVS Vet Students, we are a Nurse training practice and we host IVC Graduate Academy Vets in practice! Our Dunfermline Satellite Branch on Hospital Hill is kitted out with excellent facilities such as a hydrotherapy tank for complementary therapy and across our branches, we have; digital x-ray, advanced ultrasound, multi-parameters, capnography, a full suite of laparoscopy and endoscopy, cat-only waiting and consult rooms, as well as fully equipped laboratories.

About the Team and Culture

We have a passionate and hardworking team of over 100 employees, including over 40 Registered Veterinary Nurses and Animal Care Assistants, 30 Vets and 30 Support Staff. In addition to our permanent staff, we have a visiting orthopaedic surgeon and dermatologist.

We are very enthusiastic about our teams’ development and currently have vets studying for certificates in medicine, surgery and cardiology.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal applicant will be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who will fit in with a large and vibrant team. You will be flexible, a team player, have high clinical standards and be dedicated to providing excellent client and patient care.

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 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

Senior Talent Partner


Inglis Vets Hospital, Dunfermline

120 Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 4LA, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal