Full or Part Time Registered Veterinary Nurse - near Arbroath


Julie Powell
Our client is a mixed practice that has been providing 24 hour veterinary care to the Angus area for many years. They are now looking for a full or part time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice is located in the idyllic surroundings of Angus, not far from major cities such as Dundee or Aberdeen. The clinic is nestled in the heart of Arbroath close to the local cafes and beach walks. The client is continuously investing in the clinic to be able to provide the best care that their patients deserve. They have in-house blood analysers, digital x-rays, dental machines, and have recently refurbished the front of house.

The consists of 5 vets, 4 nurses, 1 SVN, 1 ACA, 3 Receptionists, 1 Administrator, and 1 Practice Manager. One of the nurses will be moving to her new forever home further afield.

No two days are the same your duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Administering drugs
  • Anaesthetics and injections
  • Preparing animals for surgery
  • Maintaining, sterilising, and laying out surgical equipment
  • Monitoring hospitalised cases
  • Carrying out nurse consults and triage
  • Candidates will be responsible for patient safety and helping our trainee nurses to develop.
The role would ideally be full time but applications from part time candidates would be considered. Ideally 2-4 days per week, shift patterns are flexible - working from 8:30 with one late finish till 6:30 a week, other nights finishing at 5, or at 2. Weekends are a short clinic from 11-12:30 and OOH’s cover is 1 week in 5 but applications with no OOH’s also open.

The candidate should be able to confidently monitor anaesthetics, consult with clients, administer drugs, and assist vets with all procedures. The candidate must be RCVS registered. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Be able to work in a team. Strong work ethic.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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