Registered Veterinary Nurse

Gatehouse Veterinary Group, Allerton
Permanent, Part time

Posted on 24/05/2022

The Role

We have an opportunity for a part-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our well-established team at Gatehouse Veterinary Group. The duties will include inpatient care of critical and non-critical cases, assisting the Vets in surgery if applicable and with emergencies, as they arise, delivery of medications/feeds/ivft under veterinary direction, upkeep of the practice to hospital standards, liaising with clients and giving updates regarding patient status.

The rota will include working 24 hours per week over 2-3 days however we are happy to negotiate if more or less are required. Ideally, the candidate would work both Saturdays and Sundays with the option of one day per week however as before we are happy to negotiate. The weekend shift would be from 7:00am -7:00pm Saturday and Sunday and there are no out of hours.

About Us

We are a busy, well-established, tier 3 training practice with hospital status. Located in the West Riding of Yorkshire we are a short drive away from the Yorkshire Dales and Bronte Country. We are closely located to good travel networks and links and pride ourselves on our excellent teamwork and inpatient care. We have 3 sites across West Yorkshire all well equipped with Ultrasound, endo scope, x-ray equipment, dental suites, etc offering 24-hour care for patients. We are a gold standard ISFM certified cat-friendly practice with a silver certificate for rabbits.

Currently, we have 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 11 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Student Veterinary Nurses, 2 Veterinary Care Assistants, and 14 Receptionists. We hold regular team building events including our annual treasure hunt, weekends away, and opportunities to attend various congresses. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who struggles with childcare during the week, someone wishing to study for a certificate or further their career, or a Registered Veterinary Nurse wishing to take a step back into the profession.

Applicant Requirements

You must be an enthusiastic, reliable, and proactive person who thrives in a busy hospital environment. If you possess excellent communication skills and a desire to grow as a Registered Veterinary Nurse, then this could be the role for you.

Benefits Nurse

    • 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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Gatehouse Veterinary Group, Allerton

232 Allerton Road, Bradford, BD15 7AA, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal