Registered Veterinary Nurse

Speyside Veterinary Practice, Aberlour
Permanent, Full time
Up to £30,000 DOE

Posted on 26/05/2022

The Role

Speyside Vets are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their fantastic team. Based out of our Aberlour branch working on all aspects of first opinion small animal and large animal caseloads, daytime shifts involve all usual nursing duties (including anaesthetic monitoring, patient care and stock control), and may if desired give the chance to get out and about assisting with large animal work.

We are looking to develop the nursing role and need the right person to help us. We already have some nurse consults but want to extend these and include weight clinics etc.  

We are looking to increase the engagement between our nurses and our clients by involving them in frontline clinical care.  The hope for the future is to establish complimentary therapies driven forward by our nursing staff, this is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor and help us develop this service 


Working 37.5 hours per week
Over 5 days a week, varying between early and late shifts. 
1:4 week of nights on call from 6pm-8am including the weekend (on call from the practice but off during the day) covering emergency ops and inpatient care (accommodation available if needed)


Up to £30,000 negotiable D.O.E
Relocation package of up to £5,000

About Us

Speyside is a two-branch practice, Aberlour is our mixed site where we benefit from a lovely client base. Our Fochabers branch has a strong orthopaedic team, so we can manage a lot of our cruciate/fractures internally. Across the sites, we have access to excellent facilities including x-ray, ultrasound, and video endoscopes to name but a few!

By far the best part of our practice is our team, we have 8 FTE vets, 4 registered veterinary nurses and a fabulous support team including a practice manager at each branch. 

Applicant Requirements 

Our ideal candidate is a keen and enthusiastic registered veterinary nurse, who is willing to involve themselves in all aspects of patient and client care. Must be RCVS registered and be confident in all routine procedures.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

•    33 days holiday per annum including bank holidays
•    3 days CPD paid days and £550 CPD 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 and quote reference BH5969



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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


Speyside Veterinary Practice, Aberlour

Rinnachat, Aberlour, AB38 9NR, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Equine
  • Farm / Large animal
  • Small animal